How to Cook Tomato Basil-Thyme Penne Pasta

by Dorimar Morales


  • 8 Ounces Penne pasta (1 package)
  • 3 Garlic Cloves
  • 2 Tablespoons Olive oil
  • 1 Tablespoon Basil Oil
  • 2 Medium sized tomatoes
  • 1 Cup shredded pepperjack cheese
  • 1 Cup shredded mozarrella cheese
  • ½ Cups Parmesan cheese
  • 2 Tablespoons Fresh minced basil
  • 1 Tablespoon Fresh minced thyme
  • Instructions

    Step 1

    Step 2 and 3, should be executed at the same time. Cooking the pasta and preparing the additional ingredients.

    Step 2

    Add water to a pot and bring the water to boil. Cook the pasta for around 10 minutes. pasta should be cooked but firm. Drain it!

    Step 3

    On medium heat, add both oils to a large skillet. Add the garlic and cook until it is soft.. Add both tomatoes and 1 tbsp of basil, and simmer for 8 minutes.

    Step 4

    Add the pepperjack, mozzarella, and Parmesan cheese and stir. When cheese begins to melt add the thyme. Wait a few seconds and mix with the pasta.

    Step 5

    Use the remaining tbsp of basil for presentation and seasoning. Add more parmesan if you like. Bon Appetit!!