Author Notes: The perfect summer pasta - vine-ripened tomatoes, mozzarella, basil, red onion, garlic, and just a bit of olive oil left to marinate... make the pasta and mix 'em up! So fresh, so easy, so gooooood! You can see it made here: https://www.youtube.com... —KitchAnnette | Annette Zito
ounces mozzarella, diced
cloves garlic, minced
cup red onion, diced
cup fresh basil, chopped
salt & pepper to taste
cup extra virgin olive oil
pound penne pasta (or pasta of choice)
cup Romano cheese, grated
- 1) Add tomatoes and mozzarella to a large bowl. Add the garlic, onion, basil, salt & pepper, then the olive oil. Mix well. Let sit for about an hour.
- 2) Cook pasta according to package instructions after the hour’s up and drain.
- 3) Pour the tomato mixture into the hot pasta and mix well. Ladle into bowls and sprinkle with grated cheese!
- This recipe was entered in the contest for Your Best Fresh Tomato Showstopper