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Mini Farfalle with Tomatoes and Corn

Mini Farfalle with Tomatoes and CornThis pleasing side dish combines mini-farfalle with garden vegetables, olive oil and fresh basil.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 (16-ounce) box Barilla Piccolini Mini Farfalle
2 pounds plum tomatoes (may substitute a 28-ounce can diced tomatoes)
2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
1 tablespoon chopped onion
1 (15.5-ounce) can corn, drained
1 cup Parmesan cheese, freshly grated
4 fresh basil leaves, chopped
Salt and black pepper to taste

Cooking Directions:

  1. Place the tomatoes in boiling water for 30 to 60 seconds to blanch; peel the skin, remove the seeds and chop.
  2. In a medium skillet, sauté onion in olive oil over medium heat for 5 minutes.
  3. Cook pasta according to package directions.
  4. Add tomatoes simmer for 3 minutes; season with salt and pepper.
  5. Add corn and sauté for two minutes.
  6. Drain pasta and toss with sauce.
  7. Stir in cheese and basil before serving.

Makes 4 to 6 servings.

Recipe and photograph provided courtesy of Barilla America.