Penne Pasta Salad With Rocket Recipes

Penne pasta salad recipes are made of a special pasta type shape named penne, which is the Italian term for pen or quill and it is used to describe short to medium length straight tubes of pasta with diagonally cut ends.This type of tubular pasta can be ridged or smooth. There are some variations of this shape with different names to describe them, such as Penne Zita, Pennette, Pennoni, Penne rigate, Pennine rigate.

 pasta salad with chorizo tomatoes and rocket

It is one of the most versatile pasta shapes which adapts perfectly to any occasion. Enjoy "Penne with Rocket" one of the delicious penne pasta salad recipes collection.


Servings: 4

Time:20 minutes


500g (1lb) of penne

100g (3-1/2oz) of butter

200g (6-1/2oz) of a rocket, roughly chopped

3 tomatoes, finely chopped

1/2 cup (45g 1-1/2oz) of grated pecorino cheese

Freshly grated Parmesan, for serving.


Cook the penne in a large pan of rapidly boiling salted water until al dente Drain and return to the pan. Place the pan over low heat. Add the butter tossing it through until it melts and coats the pasta.

Add the rocket leaves to the pasta along with the tomato. Toss through to wilt the rocket. Stir in the pecorino cheese and season with salt and pepper, to taste. Serve sprinkled with freshly grated Parmesan.
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