Penne with Tomato, Cream, and Five Cheeses


SourceRecipe from Genius Recipes.
Prep time10 minutes
Cooking time10 minutes
Total time20 minutes


This recipe is great for a family meal or to share with company.


2 cups
heavy cream
1 cup
tomato, diced
1/2 cup
cheese, pecorino Romano (grated)
1/2 cup
cheese, Fontina (coarsely shredded)
1/4 cup
cheese, Gorgonzola (crumbled)
2 tablespoons
cheese, ricotta
1/4 pound
cheese, mozzarella (thinly sliced)
3/4 tablespoon
salt, kosher (plus more for water)
basil, fresh (leaves, coarsely chopped)
1 pound
pasta, penne
4 tablespoons
butter (unsalted)


Heat oven to 500 degrees F. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add pasta and parboil for 4 minutes. Strain and set aside.
In a mixing bowl, combine all ingredients except the pasta and butter. Stir well to combine. Add to pasta and toss. Pour pasta mixture into a shallow baking dish. Top with thin slices of butter and bake until bubbly and brown on top, about 7-10 minutes.