Vegetarian Pasta Recipe

Favorite Restaurant Pasta Recipe

This restaurant Vegetarian Pasta Recipe is NOT just for vegetarians. It is a hit with all the restaurant customers because 

  • It IS delicious.
  • It is not prepared with cream sauce or red sauce which many pasta recipes are.
  • And it is a vegetarian recipe.

This website has restaurant recipes for everyone to enjoy. This is a favorite restaurant pasta recipe.

Vegetarian Pasta Recipe

Pasta Recipe from Restaurant

Preparation time: about 30 minutes. Serves 2



  • 1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3 tablespoons onion, chopped
  • Salt and coarse black pepper
  • 1/3 cup zucchini, cut into "match sticks" or sliced very thin
  • 1/3 cup mushrooms, sliced
  • 1/4 cup tomatoes, chopped (and/or sugar snap peas)
  • Fresh basil to taste, chopped
  • Fresh parsley to taste, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoon toasted pine nuts (or other toasted nuts if you prefer)(optional)
  • 12 ounces linguine pasta, (or zucchini flavored linguine or fettuccine) cooked al dente’
  • Fresh Shredded Parmesan cheese for garnish



  • In a hot pan, place the olive oil, sprinkle in the salt and pepper, and sauté onion and garlic briefly (DO NOT BURN GARLIC)
  • Add the match stick zucchini and mushrooms. Cook briefly
  • Add lemon juice, basil and tomatoes, sugar snap peas if using, and linguine pasta
  • Sauté until heated thoroughly
  • Pour into pasta bowls  and top with toasted pine nuts and Parmesan cheese

There you have it! A wonderful vegetarian restaurant recipe with pasta and vegetables. Serve it with some crusty bread!

Thanks for “surfin’” onto the website. I hope you enjoy this Veggie Pasta Recipe and will try the other restaurant recipes on the website.


"I never worry about diets. The only carrots that interest me are the number you get in a diamond."

Mae West