Colorful salad with Mezze Penne Tricolore

Tricolor pasta is ideal for preparing salads and fresh dishes, as it is very nutritious and colorful. We suggest you prepare this recipe Mezze Penne Tricolore colorful salad to enjoy a very balanced and full of flavor dish with beautiful colors that make it irresistible.

We are going to use cherry tomatoes and baby carrots, but you can also use normal vegetables. In that case you might prefer to scalp them in boiling water before to soften their texture, but try to leave them with a crunchy point. to appreciate the contrasts The Mezze Penne Tricolore Barilla variety offers us in this delicious dish.

Ingredients for 4 people

  • 350 g of Mezze Penne Tricolore Barilla, 100 g of cherry tomatoes, 60 g of radishes, 1 Italian green pepper, 75 g of baby carrots, 100 g of fresh cheese, lemon zest, extra virgin olive oil, salt, black pepper .

How to make colorful salad with Mezze Penne Tricolore

Cook the Mezze Penne Tricolore Barilla in plenty of boiling salted water, following the instructions on the package. Drain them when they are al dente and let them cool.

Wash all vegetables well. Cut the tomatoes in quarters, the radishes in thin slices and the pepper and carrots in Little pieces of a bite Drain the fresh cheese well and cut into cubes.

Incorporate all the ingredients with the pasta in a bowl. Add lemon zest, extra virgin olive oil to taste and salt and pepper. Mix well to distribute the dressing in a homogeneous way.

Processing time | 30 minutes
Difficulty | Very easy


When cooking the pasta at the beginning we will have the colorful salad with Mezze Penne Tricolore at its ideal temperature to serve. You can also prepare it in advance and let it cool in the fridge, but it is advisable to reserve in this case the dressing for the time of serving.

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