Penne with Three Cheeses

READY IN: 25mins
Recipe by Junebug

I first had this dish at the Terra Cotta Cafe in Tucson. It was actually served wih bacon and shrimp*. It is so simple to prepare and you can adjust the spiciness up or down according to the amount of peppers you add. *You can add 4 slices of thick sliced, smoked bacon, cooked & chopped along with the tomatoes. You can also top with sauted shrimp.

Top Review by chia2160

this was nice comfort food:) i used fresh basil instead of cilantro, and 12 oz penne, and i grated fresh parmagiano reggiano atop the individual dishes, and fresh pepper. thanks

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix the ricotta, cream and garlic together.
  2. Put in a pan with the tomato, cilantro and pepper flakes.
  3. Warm over medium heat, then add the mozarella and 2-3 Tblsp of the parmesan.
  4. Heat over low heat until the mozarella is melted.
  5. Add the cooked penne to the pan and heat gently, mixing carefully.
  6. Serve in wide soup bowls.
  7. Garnish with chopped parsley and reserved parmesan.

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