Yields 4

Creamy Zucchini Fettucini
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  • 1 lb fettucini
  • 8 tbsp butter
  • 4 tbsp flour
  • 4 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 tsp chili flakes
  • 2 small zucchini, finely chopped
  • Lemon zest
  • ½ c milk
  • ½ c romano or parm
  • Salt, pepper
  • Basil


  1. Prepare pasta.
  2. In a large skillet, melt butter.
  3. Whisk in flour
  4. Slowly add milk, whisking until thick.
  5. Add parmesan, salt and lemon zest. Whisk until smooth.
  6. Add cooked pasta, zucchini, chili flakes, and basil to sauce.


The sauce above is Bechamel! It is an amazing base for macaroni and cheese, sausage gravy, Alfredo, as a sauce over grilled ham and cheese sandwiches, or chicken pot pie! It is a vital staple for any home cook!