A "penne" for your thoughts? How about for your belly instead! Talk about a clean, quick dish. This penne pasta is pleasing, not to mention, easy as can be. Dinner is served!
For 4 people
Combine in a bowl mozzarella, tomatoes, olive oil, salt and pepper. Incorporate thoroughly and let stand at room temperature. Meanwhile, cook pasta. Drain pasta and place in large bowl. Fold in cheese/tomato mixture; mix well. Add Parmesan liberally, to taste. Top with basil and serve at room temperature.