Penne Pasta with Marinated Cherry Tomatoes
Scrumptious summer simplicity.
1 c. cherry tomatoes, halved
1 clove garlic, minced or pressed
1-2 Tbsp. olive oil
Salt and pepper
½ lb. penne pasta
¼ c. snipped fresh basil
3-4 oz. fresh block mozzarella or other mild white cheese, small cubed
Combine the tomatoes, garlic, and olive oil in a bowl and season with salt and pepper. Set aside for 20-30 minutes to meld flavors.
Meanwhile, cook pasta al dente according to package instructions. Drain.
Lightly toss the marinated tomato mixture, basil, and cheese cubes with the warm pasta in a bowl and serve.
Recipe created or adapted by Liz Talley, Urban Graze
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