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Summer Weekend Pasta

Summer Weekend Pasta


  • salt
  • 6 slices bacon, cut crosswise into 1/4-inch pieces
  • 1 garlic clove, peeled and smashed
  • pinch red pepper flakes
  • 3 medium yellow zucchini, ends trimmed
  • 1 pound orecchiette or small shells
  • 2 ears corn, kernels cut from the cobs, juices and all
  • 2 tablespoons roughly chopped or torn basil
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • olive oil, if needed
  • freshly grated parmesan cheese, for serving