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Caprese Pasta Salad

Caprese Salad flavors in a Pasta Salad
Prep Time15 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Salad
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Vegetarian
Servings: 4
Calories: 409kcal

Ingredients

For the Pasta Salad

  • 2 cups dry pasta radiatore or fusilli
  • 8 oz. fresh mozzarella balls pearl size
  • 1 pt. grape tomatoes halved
  • 2 TB thinly sliced basil plus more for garnish if desired
  • Balsamic glaze for drizzling

For the Dressing

  • 1/4 c. extra-virgin olive oil
  • TB red wine vinegar
  • ½ tsp. Italian seasoning
  • 1 small clove garlic minced
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Cook pasta in a large pot of salted water according to package directions. Drain and rinse with cold water.
  • In a medium bowl, combine pasta, cheese, tomatoes and basil.
  • In a small bowl, combine oil, vinegar, Italian seasoning and garlic. Season with salt and pepper and whisk until combined.
  • Pour dressing over pasta salad and toss to combine. Garnish with sliced basil, drizzle with balsamic glaze and serve.

Nutrition

Calories: 409kcal | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 15g | Fat: 28g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 20mg | Sodium: 49mg | Potassium: 347mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 1055IU | Vitamin C: 16.7mg | Calcium: 230mg | Iron: 1mg