Tomato, Zucchini and Smoked Mozzarella Pasta

Tomato, Zucchini and Smoked Mozzarella Pasta


  • 4 zucchini, sliced ¼-inch thick

  • 2 Tbsp J. Olive Co. Basil Olive Oil ( + ¼ C for the pasta)

  • 2 Tbsp J. Olive Co. Tuscan Herb Balsamic ( + 3 Tbsp for the pasta)

  • Salt Sisters Sea Salt, to taste

  • 1 pt cherry tomatoes, halved

  • 2 balls smoked mozzarella, diced

  • 1 (16 oz) bag pasta - rotini, shells or trumpets

  • fresh parsley, chopped


  1. Marinate the zucchini with the 2 Tbsp Basil Olive Oil, 2 Tbsp Tuscan Herb Balsamic & Sea Salt. Meanwhile, heat the grill. Once the grill is ready, grill the zucchini on both sides until cooked. Remove & allow to cool; cut the zucchini into a large dice & put into a large bowl.

  2. Heat a pot of boiling water & season well with salt. Add the pasta & cook until al dente.

  3. Add the tomatoes, smoked mozzarella, 3 Tbsp Tuscan Herb Balsamic & ¼ C Basil Olive Oil to the bowl with the zucchini.

  4. When the pasta is done, strain it into the bowl with the vegetables; add 2 Tbsp of pasta water. Toss everything together & finish with fresh chopped parsley. Serve warm or at room temperature.

Recipe modified from Saratoga Olive Oil