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Penne Carettiera

A "penne" for your thoughts? How about for your belly instead! Talk about a clean, quick dish. This penne pasta is pleasing, not to mention, easy as can be. Dinner is served! 

Penne Carettiera


For 4 people

  • 1/2 cup(s) Diced fresh mozzarella
  • 1/2 cup(s) Diced vine ripe tomatoes, with pulp and seeds removed
  • 3/4 cup(s) extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/10 teaspoon(s) salt
  • 1/10 teaspoon(s) fresh cracked black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon(s) Parmesan Reggiano, grated
  • 16 ounce(s) penne pasta, cooked al dente
  • 1/2 cup(s) fresh basil, julienne


Combine in a bowl mozzarella, tomatoes, olive oil, salt and pepper. Incorporate thoroughly and let stand at room temperature. Meanwhile, cook pasta. Drain pasta and place in large bowl. Fold in cheese/tomato mixture; mix well. Add Parmesan liberally, to taste. Top with basil and serve at room temperature.

Nutrition facts

  • Kcal: 811.2 kcal
  • Fibers (g): 4.27g
  • Sodium (mg): 135.85mg
  • Carbs: 85.61g
  • Fat: 46.06g
  • Saturated fat (g): 7.69g
  • Proteins: 17.99g