Recipe courtesy of Barilla

Mini Farfalle with Cherry Tomatoes, Basil and Mozzarella

Long-established Italian ingredients sure to make any meal fantastic - mini Farfalle with cherry tomatoes, basil, mozzarella, onion and seasonings.
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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 19 min
  • Prep: 7 min
  • Cook: 12 min
  • Yield: 4-6 servings
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Ingredients

1 box Barilla Piccolini® Mini Farfalle

2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil

2 tablespoons onions, minced

1 pint cherry tomatoes, halved

Salt and Pepper to taste

4 leaves fresh basil, chopped fine

4 ounces mozzarella cheese, shredded

Directions

  1. Bring a pot of water to a boil.
  2. Add oil and onions to a medium saute pan and heat over medium-high heat. Saute for 3 minutes or until onions are soft.
  3. Add cherry tomatoes to skillet. Saute tomatoes for another 3 minutes until skins are blistered and flesh is heated through; season with salt and pepper.
  4. Meanwhile, cook Piccolini® Mini Farfalle according to directions on the package.
  5. Remove sauce from heat, puree 1/3 of sauce in a blender on high, for 2 minutes. Return the puree to saute pan.
  6. Drain and toss pasta with sauce. Finish with basil and mozzarella cheese.
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