15-Minute Saffron and Courgette Pasta

  • Preparation Time5 mins
  • Cooking Time10 mins
  • Serves2
  • DifficultyEasy
150g dried Gigli pasta, cooked according to packet instructions
1 large courgette, halved and quartered lengthways, then chopped into 1cm pieces
1 tbsp butter
1 clove garlic, peeled
300ml double cream
1/2 tsp salt
Small pinch saffron

Heat the butter in a large saucepan until foaming. Add the whole garlic clove and courgettes. You want the garlic to flavour the sauce ever so slightly. Sauté for a minute.

Add the cream, and saffron and bring to a gentle simmer. Allow to reduce for five minutes. Remove the garlic.

Add the cooked pasta and combine until coated. Serve piping hot.

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