Penne With Fresh Mozzeralla Recipe

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Penne with Fresh Mozzeralla

Debbie Alegria


Just added a few things from the fridge one night and wow...came up with a great dish.

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25 Min


15 Min


1 box
penne pasta
tomatoes, fresh diced
1/2 cup
basil, fresh chopped or torn
8 oz
fresh mozzarella cheese, cut into 1/2in squares
3 cloves
minced fresh garlic
1/3 cup
olive oil, extra virgin
2-3 tsp
sea salt
ground pepper to taste
red pepper flakes to taste

Directions Step-By-Step

In large pasta bowl add tomatoes and sea salt. Let sit for 10-15 minutes, the tomotoes should produce alot of juice. Next add basil and diced mozzarella. Add pepper and red pepper flakes to taste and set aside.
Bring a large pot of water to a boil add penne and follow the cooking time on the box. While pasta is cooking, using a small saucepan add the olive oil and garlic, cook on med till garlic is sizzling (be carefull not to burn the garlic). When pasta is done drain and pour over tomatoes, basil and mozzarella. Then pour olive oil and garlic over pasta, toss and serve. Add parmesan and enjoy.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pasta
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy