ZENB Tomato Candy Caprese Penne

SERVES 4

PREP TIME 3 minutes

COOK TIME 12 minutes

TOTAL TIME 15 minutes

Nutritional Facts

NUTRITIONAL FACTS

Serving Size: 223g
Servings: 4

Calories: 300

Amount per Serving*% Daily Value
Total Fat13g17%
Saturated Fat6g30%
Trans Fat0g
Cholesterol40mg13%
Sodium260mg11%
Carbohydrates30g11%
Dietary Fiber6g21%
Total Sugar3g
Protein18g
Vitamin A 20%
Vitamin C 20%
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 374mg 30%
Iron 2mg 10%
Potassium 488mg 10%
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

FEATURED IN RECIPE


ZENB Penne Pasta

"Candy" for dinner can be a reality with this delicious version of caprese salad using ZENB Penne Pasta. Loaded with mini mozzarella balls and sundried tomatoes this dish can be made in 15 minutes. Packed with a good source of protein, this recipe would be a quick and easy meal for a busy day.

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 box (12 ounces) ZENB Penne Pasta made from 100% Yellow Peas, uncooked
  • 1/2 cup drained oil-packed sun-dried tomatoes, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 2 cups loosely packed baby arugula or baby spinach
  • 1 cup mini fresh mozzarella balls
  • 1 small lemon, zested, juiced
  • Freshly ground black pepper

INSTRUCTIONS

1.

Cook ZENB Pasta as directed on package. Reserve 1/2 cup pasta cooking water. Drain; keep warm.

2.

Meanwhile spread tomatoes in a single layer in medium microwave-safe bowl. Microwave 90 seconds on high, until tomato pieces begin to look dry. Add vinegar; mix well to coat. Microwave 90 seconds until most liquid is evaporated. Let stand to cool. Combine pasta with reserved pasta water, tomatoes, arugula and cheese in large bowl. Garnish with lemon zest, juice and pepper before serving.

Tasty Tips

Substitute fresh Italian parsley, chives or basil for the greens.

Drizzle olive oil over the dish before serving for some richness.

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