Mains, Vegetarian

Tomato & Mascarpone Penne

Cooking method:

  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Total time: 10 mins
  • Skill Easy
  • Serves 4 people

Tomato & Mascarpone Penne

This Tomato and Mascarpone Penne is a delicious gluten-free vegetarian meal. It can be ready in less than 15 minutes, all thanks to the Ninja Foodi Multicooker.


Tip: Allergy Advice

This dish contains the following allergens: Dairy


  • 1 tbsp coconut oil
  • 1/2 red onion (peeled)
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1 tsp dried Italian herbs
  • 1 1/2cups water
  • 1 x 400g tinned tomatoes
  • 2 tbsp tomato paste
  • 1 tbsp coconut sugar
  • 2 tsp balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 225g gluten-free penne pasta
  • 125g mascarpone
  • 25g butter
  • 15-20g fresh basil leaves (shredded)

Cooking mode

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  • Step 1

    Start by selecting SEAR/SAUTE and set the temperature to HIGH. Leave to heat up for a few minutes then add your coconut oil, red onion, garlic, and dried Italian Herbs. Stir frequently with a silicone spatula until the onions have softened (about 2-3 minutes)

  • Step 2

    Add the remaining ingredients to the cooking pot, except for the mascarpone, butter, and fresh basil. Stir together then secure the pressure lid and lock in place. Set the valve to the SEAL position.

  • Step 3

    Select the PRESSURE function, set the temperature to HIGH and the time to 4 minutes. Let the programme run and allow the pressure to natural release for 3 minutes before quick releasing the pressure by turning the valve to VENT.

  • Step 4

    Remove lid and stir in the remaining ingredients until fully incorporated then serve immediately.