Penne Tomato Mozzarella Pasta Recipe

Penne Tomato Mozzarella Pasta Recipe

How To Make Penne Tomato Mozzarella Pasta

This light and flavorful mozzarella pasta recipe uses penne tossed in with fresh basil, olives, tomatoes, and some Italian dressing.

Preparation: 5 minutes
Cooking: 25 minutes
Total: 30 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 12ozpenne pasta
  • ¼cupolive oil
  • Italian dressing
  • 1green onions,handful, chopped
  • 1clovegarlic,minced
  • 1cupcherry tomatoes,quartered
  • salt and pepper,to taste
  • 5ozmozzarella cheese,diced
  • ¾cupparmesan cheese,grated
  • 20large black olives,halved
  • basil,chopped

Instructions

  1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain, and set aside.

  2. Add green onions to a skillet with hot oil. Cook 2 to 3 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add garlic, and cook for an additional 2 minutes.

  3. Stir in cooked pasta, tomatoes, salt, and pepper. Turn heat to low and stir in mozzarella and Parmesan cheese. Heat through.

  4. Add basil and olives. Serve immediately.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 462.73kcal
  • Fat: 22.13g
  • Saturated Fat: 8.35g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 10.89g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.72g
  • Carbohydrates: 46.22g
  • Fiber: 2.83g
  • Sugar: 2.73g
  • Protein: 19.65g
  • Cholesterol: 33.67mg
  • Sodium: 536.93mg
  • Calcium: 388.51mg
  • Potassium: 246.72mg
  • Iron: 1.64mg
  • Vitamin A: 101.58µg
  • Vitamin C: 4.75mg
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