Penne Pasta with Salsa Verde and Cherry Tomatoes Recipe

Penne Pasta with Salsa Verde and Cherry Tomatoes Recipe

How To Make Penne Pasta with Salsa Verde and Cherry Tomatoes

Amp up your usual penne pasta with a serving of this dish that’s loaded with piquant salsa verde, salty capers, and juicy tomatoes, for a fresher meal!

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Total: 25 minutes



  • ¾cupflat leaf parsley,lightly packed, with thick stems removed
  • 2garlic cloves
  • tbspcapers,drained
  • ½tspanchovy paste
  • 6tbspolive oil
  • ¾tspred wine vinegar
  • ¾tspsalt
  • ¼tspfresh-ground black pepper
  • ¾lbpenne rigate
  • ¾lbfresh mozzarella
  • 2cupscherry tomatoes


  1. In a blender or food processor, puree the parsley, the smashed garlic, the capers, and the anchovy paste with the olive oil, the wine vinegar and the salt and pepper.

  2. In a large pot of boiling, salted water, cook the penne rigate for about 13 minutes, until just done. Drain.

  3. In a large bowl, toss the pasta with the parsley mixture, mozzarella and tomatoes.

  4. Serve, and enjoy!


  • Calories: 774.15kcal
  • Fat: 40.90g
  • Saturated Fat: 14.28g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 20.59g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 3.38g
  • Carbohydrates: 70.26g
  • Fiber: 4.32g
  • Sugar: 5.57g
  • Protein: 31.38g
  • Cholesterol: 67.61mg
  • Sodium: 687.04mg
  • Calcium: 477.88mg
  • Potassium: 537.01mg
  • Iron: 2.65mg
  • Vitamin A: 236.68µg
  • Vitamin C: 27.56mg
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