Penne, Tomato, and Mozzarella Salad

Penne, Tomato, and Mozzarella Salad
  • 1 (12 ounce) package penne pasta
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 bunch green onions, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 cup quartered cherry tomatoes
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 5 ounces mozzarella cheese, diced
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 4 ounces fresh basil
  • 12 large black olives, halved


  1. Cook pasta in a large pot of boiling salted water as directed on package, until just tender. Drain, and set aside.
  2. Heat olive oil in a small saucepan. Add green onions and cook, stirring occasionally, 2 or 3 minutes. Stir in garlic, and cook for 2 minutes. Add pasta, tomatoes, salt, and pepper. Cook over low heat to warm through. Stir in mozzarella and Parmesan cheese. Coarsely tear basil leaves in halves or thirds; add to pasta with olives, and serve immediately.

03/09/2017
Penne, Tomato, and Mozzarella Salad, recipe PT15M PT1H 5 455 calories

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