Caprese salad and pasta combine to make a tasty pasta salad! It’s low in calories. One of my favorite meals. I bet you’ll love it.

Tomato Basil Pasta Salad
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Prep Time
25 min
Total Time
2 hr 25 min
Prep Time
25 min
Total Time
2 hr 25 min
Ingredients
  1. 2 lb plum (Roma) tomatoes, chopped (8 to 10 medium)
  2. 4 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  3. 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  4. 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  5. 1/2 cup olive or vegetable oil
  6. 1/2 cup chopped fresh basil leaves
  7. 8 oz mozzarella cheese, cut into 1/2-inch cubes (2 cups)
  8. 1 package (1 lb) rotini pasta
  9. 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
Instructions
  1. In large bowl, mix tomatoes, garlic, salt, pepper, oil, basil and mozzarella cheese. Cover; refrigerate 2 hours to blend flavors.
  2. Meanwhile, cook and drain pasta as directed on package. Rinse with cold water to cool; drain.
  3. In large serving bowl, mix cooked pasta and tomato mixture until well combined. Sprinkle Parmesan cheese over top of salad.
NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING
  1. Serving Size: 1 serving
  2. Calories 170, Total Fat 8g, Cholesterol 5mg, Sodium 240mg, Total Carbohydrate 18g, Protein 6g, Vitamin A 8%, Vitamin C 4%, Calcium 10%, Iron 4%
  3. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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