September 24, 2012

Penne with Salsa Verde and Grape Tomatoes

Quick and tasty dinner fix!

servings: 5 to 6 / time: 20 minutes
Click here to see this recipe in Portuguese

1 package of penne pasta (1 lb.)
20 grate (or cherry) tomatoes, halved
1 shallot, finely chopped
1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
1 and ½ cup chopped parsley
1 ½ tbsp chopped fresh thyme
1 tbsp chopped capers
olive oil and salt to taste

1 – Cook the pasta according to the package instructions. Meanwhile, prepare the salsa verde.
2 – Mix chopped shallot and vinegar in a bowl and let sit.
3 – Chop parsley, thyme and capers and add them in the bowl with the shallot and vinegar. Add olive oil and salt to taste and mix well.
4 – Once the penne is done, mix it with the salsa verde and add the tomatoes.
5 – Taste. If necessary, add more salt and olive oil.

Tips and Options
  • Substitute the vinegar for juice of 1 lemon.
  • Add diced fresh mozzarella.

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