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Pasta Caprese Recipe

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


Submitted by annettecm00

Makes 4 servings



From Cook's Illustrated (1/2 recipe)

Recipe Ingredients for Pasta Caprese

1/6 cup extra-virgin olive oil
2 tsp lemon juice
2 tbsp shallot, diced
1/4 tsp salt
1/8 tsp pepper
1 pound tomatoes, diced
4 oz fresh mozzarella cheese, cubed
4 oz Barilla Plus elbows
4 basil leaves (2g)

Recipe Directions for Pasta Caprese

  1. Whisk oil, lemon, shallot, salt and pepper in large bowl

  2. Add tomatoes and fresh mozzarella and gently toss to combine; set aside. Do not marinate for longer than 45 minutes.

  3. Cook pasta to al dente, drain well.

  4. Add pasta to tomato mixture and gently toss. Let stand 5 minutes. Stir in basil and adjust seasoning if needed.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 187.6g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
291
Calories from Fat
139
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
15.4g
24%
Saturated Fat
4.9g
24%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
15mg
5%
Sodium
316mg
13%
Potassium
318mg
9%
Total Carbohydrates
25.9g
9%
Dietary Fiber
3.4g
14%
Sugars
3.7g
Protein
13.6g
Vitamin A 24% Vitamin C 27%
Calcium 23% Iron 8%
* 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 cholesterol
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