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Barilla® Tri-Color Penne Pasta Salad with Arugula, Cherry Tomatoes & Fresh Mozzarella


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Barilla® Tri-Color Penne Pasta Salad with Arugula, Cherry Tomatoes & Fresh Mozzarella
PREPARATION TIME
30 minutes

DIFFICULTY
Easy

TYPE
Summer Pasta Salad


TYPE OF RECIPE
Vegetarian


Ingredients for 6 people


1 Box Barilla Tri-Color Penne
6 tbsp olive oil
1 clove garlic
2 cups baby arugula
¼ cup chives
2 balls fresh mozzarella2 pints (red and yellow) cherry tomatoes
¼ cup Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese
2 tbsp lemon juice
salt to taste
black pepper to taste black pepper to taste  



Preparation 15 minutes preparation + 15 minutes cooking
1. Bring a large pot of water to a boil

2. Season with salt and cook pasta 1 minute under the required cooking time

3. Drain and toss with 1 tbsp olive oil, place on sheet tray to cool down

4. In a small skillet saute garlic in 2 tbsp olive oil until slightly yellow in color, set aside to cool down

5. In a large bowl combine, halved cherry tomatoes, minced chives, fresh mozzarella and arugula, season with salt and black pepper

6. Toss with remaining olive oil, garlic, and lemon juice to combine

7. Sprinkle with Parmigiano cheese and toss again

8. Let it rest for 30 minutes before serving