Recipe courtesy of Mario Batali
Show: Molto Mario
Episode: Tuscany
Print
Total:
45 min
Prep:
30 min
Cook:
15 min
Yield:
4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 pound young zucchini, sliced paper thin
  • 2 cloves garlic, sliced paper thin
  • 12 large leaves basil, torn in half
  • 1 pound overripe tomatoes, roughly chopped, retaining seeds and liquid
  • 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons giant capers, rinsed of salt and drained
  • 1/4 cup tiny black olives
  • Juice of 1/2 lemon
  • 2 tablespoons crushed red pepper flakes
  • 2 tablespoons kosher or sea salt
  • 1 pound dried penne pasta, preferably Italian

Directions

In a large bowl, combine zucchini, garlic, basil, tomatoes, olive oil, capers, olives, lemon juice, pepper flakes, and salt. Allow to stand in cool place 1/2 hour.

Meanwhile, bring 6 quarts water to boil in spaghetti pot and add 2 tablespoons salt. Drop penne in and cook according to package instructions until al dente, about 10 to 12 minutes. Drain pasta in colander and add pasta to cool vegetables in mixing bowl. Stir gently to mix well and serve immediately.

This dish is not served hot!!

Trending Videos 7 Videos

Get the Recipe

Gabriele's Limoncello 01:28

Gabriele shares his family recipe for a delicious summertime libation.

Similar Topics:

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Penne alla Vodka

Recipe courtesy of Food Network

Penne alla Pesto Rosso

Recipe courtesy of Debi Mazar and Gabriele Corcos

Roasted Tomato Penne alla Vodka

Recipe courtesy of Rachael Ray

On TV

Holy & Hungry

7:30am | 6:30c

Holy & Hungry

8:30am | 7:30c

Holy & Hungry

9:30am | 8:30c

Cheap Eats

10am | 9c

Cheap Eats

10:30am | 9:30c

Cheap Eats

11am | 10c

Cheap Eats

11:30am | 10:30c

Unique Eats

12pm | 11c

Unique Eats

12:30pm | 11:30c

Unique Eats

1pm | 12c

Unique Eats

1:30pm | 12:30c

Good Eats

2pm | 1c

Good Eats

2:30pm | 1:30c

Carnival Eats

6:30pm | 5:30c

Carnival Eats

7:30pm | 6:30c
On Tonight
On Tonight

Carnival Eats

8pm | 7c

Carnival Eats

8:30pm | 7:30c

Carnival Eats

9:30pm | 8:30c

Carnival Eats

10pm | 9c

Carnival Eats

10:30pm | 9:30c

Good Eats

11pm | 10c

Good Eats

11:30pm | 10:30c

Carnival Eats

12am | 11c

Carnival Eats

12:30am | 11:30c

Carnival Eats

1am | 12c

Carnival Eats

1:30am | 12:30c

Carnival Eats

2:30am | 1:30c

Good Eats

3am | 2c

Good Eats

3:30am | 2:30c

Trending Videos

Brunch Bonanza

So Much Pretty Food Here