Cast iron skillet of zucchini pasta with tomatoes and olives

Zucchini Pasta with Tomatoes and Olives

  • Author: Carla
  • Prep Time: 15
  • Cook Time: 10
  • Total Time: 25 minutes


Zucchini noodles paired with grape tomatoes, olives and basil come together in this simple and colorful summer dish.


  • 23 Zucchini (spiralized)
  • ¼ c Olive Oil
  • 2 Garlic Cloves (sliced thin)
  • ¼ c. Fresh Basil (chopped)
  • 2 C Grape Tomatoes (halved/quartered)
  • Salt & Pepper to taste
  • ¼ c. Kalamata Olives (pitted & sliced)
  • ¼ c. Grated Parm for topping (optional if making vegan)


  1. Spiralize zucchini noodles and set aside.
  2. Meanwhile in a large skillet, heat olive oil over medium heat.
  3. Add garlic and cook stirring until just golden about 1 min.
  4. Add grape tomatoes, ½ t. salt, ¼ t pepper. Reduce heat to medium low and cook, stirring, until tomato juices run, about 5 minutes and then add olives and basil.
  5. Remove from pan and set aside.
  6. Add “noodles” to pan and sauté until tender.
  7. Add sauce and toss together until combined. Top with parmesan cheese and more fresh basil.