tashas Corsica Pasta with Mascarpone Cheese Recipe

I have chosen this recipe to share with you, because its easy to make, delicious to eat on these wintry days and it can be eaten solo or with company.



-20 Medium Cherry Tomatoes

-100ml Olive Oil

-1 Sprig of Rosemary

-Salt and Pepper

-Knob of Butter

-1tbs Chopped Rosemary

-80-100g Fresh Mascarpone Cheese

-250g Cooked Penne

-A handful of fresh rocket, coarsley chopped



-Preheat the oven to 180C

-Put the tomatoes in an oven tray, add the 100ml olive oil and mix until the tomatoes are

 covered in oil.

-Remove the rosemary leaves from the sprig and sprinkle over the tomatoes.

-Season with salt and pepper.

-Roast in the oven for about 20 minutes or until the tomatoes are soft and their skins start to split.   

-Then in a nonstick pan, heat the 2tbs olive oil and add the butter.

-Once the butter has melted, add the chopped rosemary and the tomatoes.

-Fry the tomatoes, squashing them to release the juices.

-Add the mascarpone and stir constantly until it melts, then add the pasta and cook until it is heated   through.

-Remove from the heat, add and mix through the rocket, check the seasoning and serve immediately.

Serves 1(double up quantities for 2 people)


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Comment by Everything She Loves on June 7, 2011 at 16:02
will try this recipe and let you know! looks delicious
Comment by Nomsa Kagiso on June 7, 2011 at 17:38
looks great..making it over the weekend
Comment by Laurice Taitz-Buntman on June 8, 2011 at 17:30
hmmm. nice. will do
Comment by Lynette Ossip on June 13, 2011 at 18:48

Looks really yummy - will try it soon

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