How to make Penne With Three Capsicums And Mozzarella -

Penne pasta cooked with three different capsicums and mozarella cheese.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from the book Italian Cooking.

Main Ingredients : Penne pasta, Green capsicum (हरी शिमला मिर्च )

Cuisine : Italian

Course : Noodles and Pastas


Penne With Three Capsicums And Mozzarella

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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 : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Penne With Three Capsicums And Mozzarella Recipe

  • Penne pasta 250 grams

  • Green capsicum

  • Red capsicum 1 medium

  • Green capsicum 2 medium

  • Yellow capsicum 1 medium

  • Mozzarella cheese grated 1/2 cup

  • Olive oil 2 tablespoons

  • Onion sliced 1 medium

  • Garlic chopped 3 cloves

  • Dried oregano 1/2 teaspoon

  • Dried basil 1/2 teaspoon

  • Black peppercorns crushed 5-6

  • Parmesan cheese grated 2 tablespoons

Method

Step 1

Cook penne in seven to eight cups of boiling salted water to which a teaspoon of oil has been added till al dente (cooked, but still firm to the bite).

Step 2

Drain, refresh in cold water and set aside to cool. Roast the whole capsicums over an open flame. Refresh in cold water, peel, halve, remove seeds and cut into thin strips.

Step 3

Heat oil in a pan; add the onion, garlic, dried oregano, dried basil, crushed peppercorns and salt and sauté over high heat for two to three minutes, stirring occasionally. Add the cooked penne, the capsicums and mozzarella cheese, toss lightly, cover and

Step 4

Serve hot, sprinkled with grated Parmesan cheese.

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Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal www.sanjeevkapoor.com is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.