Insalata Penne A la Caprese

July 26, 2011 9:11:27 AM PDT
Recipe from Chef Cristiano Bassani of Bapi Ristorante.

Boil 1 lb. Penne pasta for 12-13 minutes (al dente), let sit a few minutes, or chill in the fridge

Cut up 1 lb. sweet cherry tomatoes (to release flavors)

Cut up half cup fresh mozzarella cheese balls

Half cup Extra Virgin olive oil

Mix all together

Add salt & pepper to taste, then basil

Serve at room temperature

Serves 4