Penne with Courgette Cream

Preparation Time:

40 min

Cooking Time:

11 min


4 servings

Made with



  • 1 packet MITSIDES Penne or Pennine
  • 1 spring onion
  • 6 courgettes
  • ½ bunch finely chopped parsley
  • 5-6 leaves fresh basil
  • 6 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/8 litre vegetable stock
  • ¼ litre fresh cream
  • Salt, pepper
  • Grated parmesan


  1. Finely chop spring onion, wash courgettes and cut in cubes. Finely chop parsley and basil.
  2. Fry spring onion in olive oil, then add courgettes and season with salt. Allow to simmer covered for about 10 minutes.
  3. Add vegetable stock, parsley and basil and simmer for a further 10 minutes until all the water is absorbed. Season with freshly ground pepper.
  4. Add the fresh cream and crush the vegetables with the fork.
  5. Meanwhile boil penne in plenty of salted water for about 11 minutes. When cooked, strain, mix with sauce and serve with plenty of grated parmesan

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