Penne Vegetable Medley

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Penne Vegetable Medley

Welcome to the first edition of ACP’s Chef’s Corner!

The MXP combines 3,000 watts of infra red energy, 2,200 watts of microwave and 2,000 watts of convection energy to give you amazing results in a fraction of the time.  This combination of energy delivers more orders in less time for greater return on investment. It is equipped with a catalytic converter which oxidizes smoke and odors from the oven cavity and the room, eliminating the need for a vent hood.

Our first recipe is a quick, light dish. The Penne Vegetable Medley has a mild flavor profile.   We recommend serving this as a hot menu item, but it can also be served cold without losing any of the interesting and pleasing flavor profile.  If your customers like meat with their pasta, personalize it by adding chicken, beef strips or any number of other options.   This recipe is great for providing a healthier menu option at restaurants or cafes.

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Penne Vegetable Medley

penne vegetable medley


4 lbs (2 kg) Penne Pasta (cooked)
2 lbs (1 kg) mixed Vegetable Blend
14 oz (397 g) can Artichoke Hearts (drained and quartered)
5 oz (142 g) Parmesan Cheese
4 oz (113 g) Extra Virgin Olive Oil
1 Tbsp (9 g) Kosher Salt
1 Tbsp (6 g) Ground Black Pepper

Combine all of the ingredients together in a large bowl or other vessel.   Portion out into 10 oz (284 g) of penne mixture into ceramic bowls or other heat resistant vessels.

Place in the MXP at 520°F (270°C) for 50 seconds at 100% microwave, 50% fan, 100% infra red energy.

Nutritional Information: Calories 380, Protein 13 g, Carbohydrates 49 g, Fat 14 g

Yields: 12 servings

Conventional cooking time: 20 – 40 minutes. The MXP cooks this recipe 36 times faster than using a stovetop to prepare this dish!

Chef Tip:  Instead of cooking the penne on the stove try cooking it in the microwave.    Measure out 2 lbs of penne pasta and 3 quarts of tap water and place in a 4” ½ size


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