For 6 people
1 Box Barilla® Penne 454G
1 Tablespoon Extra virgin olive oil
3 Tablespoons basil pesto
2 Tablespoons Sundried tomato salad dressing
1 Granny Smith apple, sliced thin
4 Cups Baby Spinach
1 Pint Yellow Cherry tomatoes
½ Cup fresh mint leaves
8oz (227g), fresh mozzarella cubed
Salt and pepper to taste
For an optional protein boost, add shredded rotisserie chicken
Bring a large pot of water to a boil and cook the pasta according to the directions, but drain one minute short of required cooking time.
Toss the pasta with olive oil and place on a sheet tray to cool down.
Once the pasta is cool, combine all the ingredients in a large bowl and gently toss to combine
Let the salad rest for approximately 30 minutes so all the flavors can combine