Salad with penne and pesto sauce recipe



  • 300 g cherry tomatoes cherry
  • 130 g the fresh Basil leaves
  • salt
  • 5 tbsp olive oil
  • the mixture of dry Italian herbs
  • one Basil leaf for decoration
  • 350 g Penne
  • 150 g prosciutto
  • 125 g balls of mozzarella
  • 2 tbsp chopped walnuts
  • 100 g grated Parmesan
How to Make It
  1. Preheat the oven to 180 °C. wash the Tomatoes, cut in half, spread on a baking sheet cut up, drizzle with 1 tbsp olive oil and sprinkle with mixture of dry Italian herbs. Bake for 30 min.
  2. In a wide saucepan, boil a large quantity of water, add a handful of coarse sea salt and Penne. Boil until tender (the time indicated on the package).
  3. Drop the pasta in a colander and rinse under warm running water.
  4. For the pesto sauce Basil leaves wash, dry and coarsely chop. To combine in a blender the Basil, 4 tbsp olive oil 60 g grated Parmesan, nuts, and 0.5 tsp salt. Grind into a puree. If a paste consistency is very thick, add a little boiling water.
  5. The prosciutto cut into thin strips, mozzarella balls cut in half. Basil wash, dry and disassemble on the leaves.
  6. In a large bowl, gently mix macaroni, ham and mozzarella. Season with a little salt and sprinkle with pepper. Put the mixture in a salad bowl, add the tomatoes and the Basil leaves. Pour pesto sauce.

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