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Beautiful zucchini carbonara from Jamie at Home: Cook Your Way to the Good Life (page 134) by Jamie Oliver

  • Parmesan cheese
  • heavy cream
  • pancetta
  • penne pasta
  • thyme
  • zucchini
  • eggs
  • yellow squash

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  • jenniwa on June 23, 2016

    Same amount of pasta and pancetta. Twice as much zucchini. Think there should be even more zucchini.

  • ithyt on October 06, 2015

    2.14 Scrummy - great use of zucchini.

  • Summerlandsky on July 04, 2015

    An absolute household staple. One of the first things I make when zucchini starts coming on in the garden. My only gripe is the nature of the sauce makes for poor leftovers.

  • JennyR on February 05, 2014

    No squash in the UK recipe.

  • Melanie on September 28, 2013

    So yum - creamy and full of flavour. The zucchini takes on the flavour of the pancetta while in the pan. I used thin slices of pancetta and shaved the zucchini with a vegetable peeler before chopping roughly. Thyme isn't necessary.

  • Vanessa on May 22, 2011

    One of our family faves. Even teen-aged boys like it, and its a good way to get through some of the overload of summer zucchini. Also good with other veggies added (fava beans go especially well).

  • melissabazley on April 22, 2011

    Good, hearty pasta. Flavour needs tweaking a bit...not bad, and very quick to make

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