Penne with zucchini and pesto chorizo ​​recipe

Food and gastronomy

This Tuesday, October 25, we celebrate World Noodle Day! This is a chance to treat yourself to a delicious recipe from Margaux de Biolley’s new book.

In this collection of nearly 70 recipes called “Cooking and Sharing Together,” we explore six classes: appetizers, snacks, fish and shellfish, meat and poultry, vegetarians, and desserts. This is the perfect book for finding easy recipes, without an endless list of ingredients and with lots of little tricks to enjoy while saving time. Now is the time to learn how to take the time to get organized in the kitchen and finally share the real friendly moments with your loved ones around the table, even when you live a super fast daily life.

To spice up this new (and beautiful) book revealed only October 4, and celebrate World Pasta Day at the same time, we’re revealing the recipe for penne with zucchini pesto and chorizo ​​from Margaux de Biolley. Perfect when you don’t know what to do with zucchini from your vegetable garden!

Penne with zucchini and pesto chorizo ​​recipe


Ingredients for 4 people:

  • 2 zucchini (± 550 g)
  • 65 grams pine nuts
  • 70 gm parmesan cheese
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 150 grams chorizo
  • 420 g penne
  • fresh basil
  • the salt
  • pepper

Prepare :

  1. Wash the zucchini and cut it into small pieces. Fry ¾ in a skillet over low heat with
    Drizzle olive oil and a little water for 10 minutes. Season with pepper and a pinch of salt.
  2. In a frying pan, brown the pine nuts for a few minutes.
  3. Mix the zucchini, garlic clove, pine nuts and Parmesan using a blender until you get a smooth and creamy pesto. Season with pepper and a pinch of salt.
  4. Boil water to cook the pen.
  5. Cut the chorizo ​​into thin slices.
  6. Meanwhile, fry the rest of the zucchini pieces along with the chorizo ​​slices until crispy.
  7. After the pasta is cooked, mix it with the pesto and chorizo ​​mixture. Finish off with a few pine nuts and fresh basil leaves.

Book to buy:

Cooking and Sharing Together, Margaux de Biolley, Racine Editions, 192 pages, €28

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