Prep 15 mins
Cook 30 mins
The flavours of this pasta are really nice and the colour is beautiful.
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 1 clove garlic
- 1 bunch mint, washed and stemmed
- 4 fresh tomatoes, seeded or 1 can diced tomato, drained
- 1 lb penne
- salt and pepper
- 1⁄2 cup pasta cooking water
- Make a paste with oil, garlic, mint and tomatoes.
- Cook penne al dente and cool.
- Toss tomato mixture with shells, season with salt and pepper.
- If paste is too thick, slowly add some of the pasta cooking water, mixing well.