Mezze Penne Tricolore

With Shrimp, Grape Tomatoes & Basil Bread Crumbs Pasta Salad

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Ingredients for 4 people      

  • 350g Barilla® Mezze Penne Tricolore
  • 4 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil divided
  • 300g pound shelled shrimp
  • 1 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 500g grape tomatoes
  • salt to taste
  • black pepper to taste
  • 4 tablespoons coarse bread crumbs
  • ½ clove garlic
  • 6 leaves basil


  1. 1
    Cook penne 1 minute less the recommended cook time, drain and toss with 1 tablespoon of olive oil
  2. 2
    Place flat on a sheet pan to cool
  3. 3
    Meanwhile, sauté shrimp with 2 tablespoons of olive oil, add lemon, reduce to half and set aside
  4. 4
    Halve the tomatoes, season with salt and pepper and set aside
  5. 5
    Toast bread crumbs in the oven seasoned with remaining olive oil, chopped garlic, basil, salt and pepper
  6. 6
    Toss pasta with shrimp and tomatoes and top with crunchy bread crumbs before serving

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