Pasta Caprese

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 279.1
  • Total Fat: 21.4 g
  • Cholesterol: 31.7 mg
  • Sodium: 93.4 mg
  • Total Carbs: 17.0 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.3 g
  • Protein: 6.6 g

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A traditional southern italy dish A traditional southern italy dish
Number of Servings: 8


    1 cup of small mozza balls (Boccocini)
    2 cups of shelled pasta equal in size to mozza
    1 cup of diced roma tomatoes equal in size to mozza
    1/4 cup of Extra virgin olive oil
    1 shallot
    8-10 leaves of fresh basil


Makes 8 servings:

1. Place mozzarella balls in freezer for 10 minutes. Continue with step two during this time.
2. Cook shell pasta until done. Pasta, mozza, and tomatoes should all be equal sizes.
3. Finely dice shallot and place in large bowl with extra virgin olive oil.
4. Place cooked pasta into oil/shallot mixture.
5. Place cold mozza in bowl with warm pasta.
6. Roughly chop fresh basil and place into bowl and mix so that everything is coated with oil.
7. Put remaining basil on plated pasta as a garnish.

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user SHANELYNCH.

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