How to make Tricolour Penne with Fresh Mozzarella -

Tricolour penne cooked with fresh mozzarella cheese also known as Bocconcini.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Tricolour Penne Pasta, Fresh Mozzarella Cheese

Cuisine : Italian

Course : Noodles and Pastas

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Tricolour Penne with Fresh Mozzarella

Tricolour Penne with Fresh Mozzarella Recipe Card


Italian cuisine has developed through centuries of social and political changes, with roots stretching to antiquity.  Italian cuisine is simple and a number of dishes having only four to eight ingredients.  They rely mostly on the quality of ingredients rather than elaborate preparation.
Noteworthy changes in Italian cuisine happened with the discovery of the New World and the introduction of potatoes, tomatoes, bell peppers and maize, which are now an integral part of this cuisine.  Italian cuisine is known for its regional diversity each with a distinct taste.  This cuisine today is probably one of the most popular in the world.

Prep Time : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Tricolour Penne with Fresh Mozzarella Recipe

  • Tricolour Penne Pasta boiled 2 cups

  • Fresh Mozzarella Cheese 150 grams

  • Extra virgin olive oil 2 tablespoons

  • Garlic cloves 2-3

  • Cherry tomatoes 16-18

  • Salt to taste

  • Crushed black peppercorns to taste

  • Red chilli flakes 1 teaspoon

  • Fresh basil leaves 8-10


Step 1

Heat extra virgin olive oil in a non-stick pan. Crush garlic cloves and add to the pan and sauté for half a minute.

Step 2

Halve cherry tomatoes and add to the pan and mix well. Add salt, crushed peppercorns and cook till tomatoes are soft.

Step 3

Add tricolor penne and red chilli flakes and mix well.

Step 4

Roughly tear basil leaves and add. Add half the mozzarella cheese and mix well. Cook for a few minutes.

Step 5

Transfer the pasta onto a serving plate, garnish with the remaining mozzarella cheese and serve immediately.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

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