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Caprese Pasta Salad

Niky @ The House on Silverado
A delicious summer pasta salad with tomatoes, basil, and fresh mozzarella.
Servings 12 servings


For the dressing:

  • ½ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 4 tbsp red wine vinegar
  • 2 tsp Italian seasoning
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste

For the pasta salad:

  • 1 lb pasta, cooked spiral, bow tie, or other of your choice
  • 8 oz fresh mozzarella cubed
  • 2 pints grape tomatoes halved
  • 1/4 cup thinly sliced basil
  • balsamic glaze for drizzling


  • In a medium bowl, combine oil, vinegar, Italian seasoning and garlic. Season with salt and pepper and whisk until combined.
  • Add the cooked and drained pasta to a large bowl while still warm. Drizzle with dressing and mix to coat the pasta. Chill in fridge until cooled.
  • Add the halved grape tomatoes, fresh mozzarella and thinly sliced basil. Mix to combine.
  • Garnish with sliced basil, drizzle with balsamic glaze and serve.
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