Tomato Basil Penne Pasta

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Ingredients

1 (8-oz) package Penne pasta
1 tbsp Basil oil
1 tbsp Olive oil
3 cloves Garlic minced
1 pint Grape tomatoes halved
1 cup Pepperjack Cheese shredded
1 cup Mozzarella shredded
¼ cup Parmesan cheese grated
1 tbsp Basil minced, fresh

Nutritional information

502
calories
24.8g
fat
47g
carbohydrates
24g
protein
57.8mg
cholesterol
462mg
sodium
Ingredients

Tomato Basil Penne Pasta

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This Tomato Basil Penne Pasta is made in about 15 minutes and uses simple ingredients. It doesn’t get easier than that! A deliciously flavorful tomato sauce loaded with cheese and tossed with hot penne. This dinner is always a favorite with our family. Best for nights when you are pressed for time or feeling lazy.  

Once you have the pasta boiling, get to work on the tomato basil sauce. The sauce consists of garlic, fresh grape tomatoes, fresh basil, olive oil, and lots of cheese. So simple yet so delicious! Once the cheese starts to melt, stir in the hot pasta. Top with fresh basil and serve the pasta up immediately while still hot. What could be better than a pasta dinner recipe? 

To make the Tomato Basil Penne Pasta, you will need the following ingredients:

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Steps to make Tomato Basil Penne Pasta

1

Cook pasta

10

Bring a large pot of water to a boil over high heat. Add in 1 package penne pasta and cook until al dente for about 11 minutes, then drain.

2

Cook garlic

2

Meanwhile, heat 1 tablespoon each of basil oil and olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add 3 minced garlic cloves and cook until soft.

3

Add tomatoes

10

Add 1 pint of halved grape tomatoes and reduce heat to medium. Simmer for 10 minutes.

4

Add cheese

2

Stir in 1 cup shredded Pepper Jack, 1 cup shredded mozzarella, and ¼ cup grated Parmesan cheese.

5

Mix in pasta

1

Once the cheese starts to melt, mix in the cooked penne pasta.

6

Serve

Serve immediately garnished with fresh basil.

Flavorful and delicious, this Tomato Basil Penne Pasta recipe is amazingly cheesy and so simple. Give this recipe a go, and please come back to tell us what you think.

Jelena is an interior designer and young mom! As a busy working mom, her time is precious so she’s always looking for a quick and efficient way to get things done. Jelena is very creative, but has a strong practical side. She loves trying new things and travels a lot, especially around Europe. The kitchen is Jelena’s safe space, where she can let her creative side out and dedicate herself to her favorite hobby - cooking!

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Athina

l tried it out. So delicious! Thanks for sharing!

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