Caprese Pasta Salad

15 mins Serves 5-6 Caprese Pasta Salad Recipe – turn classic Caprese salad into a quick pasta salad. Great for summer get togethers, quick lunches, or a light dinner #STARFineFoods Ingredients:
Pasta
1 pound pasta, cooked according to the package directions 1 pint grape tomatoes, halved 1 (8oz) package fresh mozzarella, diced ¾ cup fresh basil, chopped
Dressing
1/2 cup STAR Balsamic Vinegar of Modena Gold Edition ¼ cup STAR Extra Virgin Olive Oil 1 clove garlic, grated ½ tsp. salt ¼ tsp. black pepper Instructions:

In a large bowl combine pasta, tomato, cheese, and basil. Set aside.

In a bowl or Mason jar mix together all the ingredients for the dressing. Shake until well combined.

Start by pouring ½ the dressing mixture over the pasta. Mix until combined. Taste, and add more dressing as necessary.

Extra dressing can be added to any leftover pasta salad the next day.

Caprese Pasta Salad

Caprese Pasta Salad Recipe – turn classic Caprese salad into a quick pasta salad. Great for summer get togethers, quick lunches, or a light dinner #STARFineFoods

Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Made of fresh pressed olives with a rich fruity taste and peppery finish. There is no finer olive oil to use with your freshest foods and in recipes where its deliciously robust flavor will enhance the overall taste of your dish.

NAOOA Seal STAR is a long standing member of the NAOOA. STAR’s Extra Virgin Olive Oil bears the NAOOA seal and has been tested to meet or exceed the International Olive Council’s worldwide olive oil industry standards for quality and authenticity.

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Balsamic Vinegar of Modena Gold Edition

Aged in oak casks, each batch achieves the perfect balance of flavor and consistency. The aging makes it thicker and the oak gives it a distinctive undertone. Perfect drizzled over meat, pasta, fish, salads and pizza.

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Ingredients

Instructions

1

In a large bowl combine pasta, tomato, cheese, and basil. Set aside.

2

In a bowl or Mason jar mix together all the ingredients for the dressing. Shake until well combined.

3

Start by pouring ½ the dressing mixture over the pasta. Mix until combined. Taste, and add more dressing as necessary.

4

Extra dressing can be added to any leftover pasta salad the next day.

1

In a large bowl combine pasta, tomato, cheese, and basil. Set aside.

2

In a bowl or Mason jar mix together all the ingredients for the dressing. Shake until well combined.

3

Start by pouring ½ the dressing mixture over the pasta. Mix until combined. Taste, and add more dressing as necessary.

4

Extra dressing can be added to any leftover pasta salad the next day.

Recipe developed by: http://dinnersdishesanddesserts.com

Prep Time: 5 mins

Cook Time: 15 mins

Total Time: 20 mins

Serves: 5-6

In This Recipe

Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Made of fresh pressed olives with a rich fruity taste and peppery finish. There is no finer olive oil to use with your freshest foods and in recipes where its deliciously robust flavor will enhance the overall taste of your dish.

NAOOA Seal STAR is a long standing member of the NAOOA. STAR’s Extra Virgin Olive Oil bears the NAOOA seal and has been tested to meet or exceed the International Olive Council’s worldwide olive oil industry standards for quality and authenticity.

Learn More Buy Now

Balsamic Vinegar of Modena Gold Edition

Aged in oak casks, each batch achieves the perfect balance of flavor and consistency. The aging makes it thicker and the oak gives it a distinctive undertone. Perfect drizzled over meat, pasta, fish, salads and pizza.

Learn More Buy Now

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