Penne with Fresh Tomatoes and Sweet Corn

Penne with Fresh Tomatoes and Sweet Corn


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About this recipe: This is a light and healthy pasta. It's a great way to use ripe tomatoes fresh from your garden. It takes almost no time to prepare and tastes delicious.


Serves: 3 

  • 250g penne pasta
  • 3 tablespoons 45ml) olive oil
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons (20ml) red wine vinegar
  • 75g sweet corn kernels
  • 4 tomatoes, chopped
  • 3 spring onions, chopped
  • salt to taste
  • freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 1 tablespoon grated parmesan cheese
  • handful chopped fresh Italian basil

Prep:20min  ›  Cook:15min  ›  Ready in:35min 

  1. Cook penne according to packet instructions and then drain and set aside.
  2. Meanwhile, in a large bowl whisk together the olive oil, red wine vinegar, salt and pepper. Stir in the tomatoes, corn and spring onions. Let stand for 5 to 10 minutes.
  3. Toss penne with tomato mixture. Sprinkle with grated parmesan. Garnish with fresh basil, and serve.

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