Nest of Tagliatelle with Turmeric and Courgettes

Tagliatelle a nido con curcuma e zucchine

Tagliatelle with turmeric and courgette is a delicious recipe which is easy to prepare.

Also known as ‘Indian saffron’ or ‘yellow ginger’, turmeric adds zingy colour and flavour to any dish.

Ingredients for 2 people:

4-6 Colavita Tagliatelle nests

4 small courgettes

1 clove of garlic

½ dry chilli pepper (optional)

4 spoons of extra virgin olive oil

1 spoon of powdered turmeric


Bring water to the boil in a large pan, adding salt.

Wash the courgettes and cut them julienne style.

Heat 4 spoons of extra virgin olive oil in a large pan and lightly brown the squashed garlic clove and the chilli.

Add the courgettes to the pan together with a pinch of salt and fry for a few minutes.

Cook the tagliatelle, drain and add to the pan.

Mix well, adding a spoon of turmeric together with some of the water used for cooking the pasta. Add salt and pepper and serve

Nurse tagliatelle with turmeric and zucchini

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