Tomato And Olive Penne Recipe

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TOMATO AND OLIVE PENNE

Lori-Jo Wahl

By
@coolnana

This is delicious - between combining the juice of the cherry tomatoes, olive oil & garlic it is a great taste for the sauce.

Extremely easy & yummy!


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Serves:

4 servings

Prep:

25 Min

Cook:

15 Min

Ingredients

salt & pepper
1 lb
penne pasta
1/4 c
olive oil
2
galic cloves, chopped
2 c
cherry tomatoes, halved or quartered
1 tsp
oregano
1/4 tsp
crushed red pepper **optional
3/4 c
kalamata (greek) olives, pitted & sliced
1/4 c
chopped parsley
1/4 c
grated parmesan cheese, plus more for serving

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a large pan of boiling water, cook the Penne according to package instructions until al dente, about 13 minutes; drain.
2
Meanwhile, in a large skillet, heat the olive oil over medium heat. Add the garlic, & cook, stirring until just golden, about 1 minute.

Add the cherry tomatoes, oregano, crushed red pepper, 1/2 tsp. salt, & 1/4 tsp. pepper. Reduce the heat to low & cook, stirring until tomato juices run, about 3 minutes.
3
Add the Penne, olives, parsley, & 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese to the skillet & toss to combine.

Serve with more cheese if desired.
4
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5
If you are cooking for children who don't like black olives, toss the olives in after you have served the children.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pasta
Regional Style: Italian
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy
Hashtags: #easy, #main meal