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Tomato, Basil and Smoked Mozzarella Pasta Salad Recipe

Looking for an easy Tomato, Basil and Smoked Mozzarella Pasta Salad recipe? Learn how to make Tomato, Basil and Smoked Mozzarella Pasta Salad using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by beecee1963

Makes 6 servings



Vine-ripened tomatoes, fresh basil and smoky mozzarella go together beautifully. Add pasta and a splash of balsamic vinegar and you've got a wonderful meal.

Recipe Ingredients for Tomato, Basil and Smoked Mozzarella Pasta Salad

8 oz rotini uncooked, or other spiral pasta
1 tbsp vinegar, balsamic or more to taste
2 tsp olive oil
1/2 tsp dried oregano
1 cup cherry tomato(es), or grape tomatoes, halved
1/2 cup basil, fresh, chopped
4 oz mozzarella part-skim cheese, smoked, diced
1/8 tsp salt, or to taste
1/8 tsp black pepper, or to taste

Recipe Directions for Tomato, Basil and Smoked Mozzarella Pasta Salad

  1. Cook pasta according to package directions; drain and transfer to a large bowl. Add vinegar, oil and oregano; toss to coat.

  2. Fold in tomatoes, basil and mozzarella; season to taste with salt and pepper. Serve warm or chilled. Yields about 1 cup per serving.

Categories

Cheese, Pasta, Tomatoes, Side Dish, Italian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 87.8g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
189
Calories from Fat
50
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
5.6g
9%
Saturated Fat
2.2g
11%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
10mg
3%
Sodium
187mg
8%
Potassium
67mg
2%
Total Carbohydrates
29.8g
10%
Dietary Fiber
4.5g
18%
Sugars
3.0g
Protein
9.1g
Vitamin A 8% Vitamin C 6%
Calcium 8% 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
C+
  Good points
  • Low in cholesterol
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