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Cavatappi Alla Caprese Recipe

Looking for an easy Cavatappi alla Caprese recipe? Learn how to make Cavatappi alla Caprese using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by bigmamax4

Makes 6 servings



Pasta with Tomato, Basil & Mozzarella

Recipe Ingredients for Cavatappi alla Caprese

1 lb. pasta
1 pint grape tomatoes
2 tbs. olive oil
1/2 tbs. minced garlic
1/4 cup fresh basil
1/4 pasta sauce
8 oz part skim mozzarella

Recipe Directions for Cavatappi alla Caprese

  1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Add a small amount of oil to the pot to prevent sticking. Drain and set aside.

  2. While pasta cooks, mince garlic, dice tomatoes & mozzarella and chop the basil.

  3. Use the same pot to soften garlic in the olive oil over med-low heat.

  4. Toss pasta and all ingredients except cheese and mix until heated. Add salt & fresh ground black pepper to taste.

  5. Toss in cheese, mix and serve.

  6. A small amount of grated cheese sprinkled on each serving is a nice last touch.

Categories

Pasta, Main Dish, Italian, Quick, Vegetarian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 170.3g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
364
Calories from Fat
112
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
12.4g
19%
Saturated Fat
4.7g
24%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
79mg
26%
Sodium
256mg
11%
Potassium
291mg
8%
Total Carbohydrates
44.6g
15%
Dietary Fiber
0.6g
2%
Sugars
1.8g
Protein
18.2g
Vitamin A 14% Vitamin C 11%
Calcium 31% Iron 16%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B-
  Good points
  • Low in sugar
  • High in thiamin
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