Penne Zucchine & Shrimp

This summer recipe is fresh and and quick to make. For this recipe to work, we must use the right amount of ingredients. Preparation time is about 30 minutes and easy to make.


  • .5lb of pasta
  • 4 small zucchine
  • 8-12 medium sized shrimp
  • 2 table spoons of cream cheese or whipping cream
  • 1 pinch of saffron
  • salt
  • olive oil
  • 1 clove of garlic
  • parsley

Preparation Instructions:

Place a large pot with water and salt to boil for the pasta. In the mean time, in a pan, place 3 tablespoons of olive oil with the 1 clove of garlic under medium heat. 

Cut zucchine into round not to thick or to thin slices and place in pan with olive oil and garlic to cook for 5-6 minutes. Remove clove of garlic.

In a bowl, add cream cheese with some water from the boil and keep to the side. (Do not add water if using whipping cream).

In the pan with zucchine, add the shrimp, washed, deveined and with no tail, for 2 minutes per side. Remove shrimp.

At this point, the pasta has become al dente. Remove pasta from water and add to pan with zucchine. Add bowl of cream cheese, pinch of saffron and shrimp to pan. Cook in medium-high heat for 1-2 minutes while continuously stirring ingredients.

Buon apetito!