1 cup penne
1 bell pepper
1/3 (150 g) pound ham
1/4 (120 g) pound Emmental cheese (Tilsiter or similar may be used)
2 tbsp grated Parmesan cheese
1-2 tbsp olive oil
1 tbsp wholegrain dijon mustard
fresh green basil (optional)
Cook penne with water and salt according to instructions on the package.
While penne is cooking, cut bell pepper in julienne as in the picture above. Cut ham and Emmental cheese in the same way. Chop parsley (upper parts where leaves grow). Chop basil if you like.
Pour cooked penne in a colander and rinse well with cold water. Let them cool down to desired temperature of the salad.
Cut apple as in the picture above. In a bowl mix penne, apple, bell pepper, Emmental cheese, ham, parsley, basil, olive oil and mustard. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.