Quick and tasty dinner fix!
servings: 5 to 6
preparation time: 20 minutes
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.