Fast Recipes

Fettuccine with zucchini flowers, chilli and feta

Australian Gourmet Traveller Gourmet Fast Italian pasta recipe for fettuccine with zucchini flowers, chilli and feta

By Adelaide Lucas
  • Serves 4
  • 5 mins preparation
  • 10 mins cooking
Fettuccine with zucchini flowers, chilli and feta
Fettuccine with zucchini flowers, chilli and feta

Ingredients

  • 400 gm fresh egg fettuccine
  • 2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, thinly sliced
  • 2 small red chillies, seeds removed and thinly sliced
  • 4 Roma tomatoes, seeds removed and thinly sliced lengthways
  • 12 zucchini flowers, thinly sliced lengthways
  • 1 cup mint leaves, plus extra to serve (loosely packed)
  • 100 gm soft feta, crumbled

Method

Main
  • 1
    Cook fettuccine in a large saucepan of boiling salted water until al dente, drain.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, heat oil in a large frying pan, add garlic and chilli and cook for 2 minutes or until starting to colour. Add tomatoes and zucchini flowers and cook, stirring gently, for 2 minutes or until heated through, season to taste with sea salt and ground black pepper. Add pasta and mint to frying pan, toss to combine and serve scattered with feta and mint.
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  • Author: Adelaide Lucas