Caprese Penne with Prosciutto

Caprese Penne 009Fresh tomatoes, basil and mozzarella are tossed together with penne and sliced prosciutto for a super fast, super cheap summer dinner.

Caprese Penne 004After a busy day at work, nothing beats a quick, fresh and healthy dinner!

While the penne cooks, slice and dice the other ingredients, then toss and eat!

Caprese Penne 006As leftovers, it's great cold for a lunch the next day too.

The prosciutto is of course optional and this would be just as yummy "vegetarian style" with just the veggies.

Caprese Penne 010

Caprese Penne with Prosciutto
 
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Serves: 2-4
Ingredients
  • 2 C cooked penne pasta, cooled
  • 5 prosciutto slices, cut into thin strips
  • 1 large ball of fresh mozzarella, diced
  • 2 large bunches of fresh basil leaves, sliced into thin strips
  • ½ lb cherry tomatoes, sliced in half
  • ¼ C olive oil
  • ⅛ C balsamic vinegar
  • salt and pepper
Instructions
  1. Combine all ingredients and enjoy!
 

Lauren Collins

I'm a health coach and plant-based recipe creator from Cape Cod, Massachusetts. In a few short words, I love to cook, eat, travel, play around with food photography and most of all, I love to help people live healthier and happier lives. A lot of the recipes you see here are adapted from my Mom, or from just throwing a few ingredients together until something magical happens.

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