Fresh tomato & courgette penne
- Preparation and cooking time
- Total time
- Takes 30 mins
- Serves 2
Keep it fresh with this pasta supper of chopped tomatoes and baby courgette in a crème frâiche sauce
- STEP 1
Heat the oil in a large frying pan and fry the courgettes for 4-5 mins until softened. You may need to do this in 2 batches, depending on the size of your pan. Remove and set aside.
- STEP 2
While the courgettes cook, boil the tomatoes for 15 secs in the water you will cook the pasta in, then plunge them into a bowl of cold water. Remove the skins and seeds, and chop the flesh. Add the pasta to the boiling water and cook following pack instructions.
- STEP 3
Add the tomatoes and garlic to the courgette pan. Cook on a high heat until the tomatoes start to break down. Taste and season, adding the sugar if it needs it.
- STEP 4
Drain the pasta, reserving some of the water, and tip it back into the pan. Add the tomatoes and courgettes, crème fraîche and basil, adding a little of the pasta water if necessary to moisten.