Mini Penne with Cherry Tomatoes
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Serves: Serves 4-6
  • 1 box Barilla Piccolini Mini Penne
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 pint cherry tomatoes, cut in half
  • 1 small onion, diced
  • 4 basil leaves, torn
  • ½ cup Parmesan cheese, grated
  • Salt and Pepper to taste
  1. Boil pasta according to directions on box.
  2. In a large skillet, heat olive oil.
  3. Saute onions, until slightly brown
  4. Drain pasta, reserving ½ cup water.
  5. Add tomatoes and saute for additional 2 minutes.
  6. Add pasta and liquid to skillet and cook additional 1 minute.
  7. Season with salt and pepper
  8. Top with basil and Parmesan cheese right before serving.
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