One-Pot Caprese Pasta Dinner

One-Pot Caprese Pasta Dinner

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Prep Cook Ready in Servings
5 min 15 min 20 min 8


1/2 cup Basil, fresh
1/4 tsp Black pepper
2 cup Cherry Tomatoes (halved)
3 clove(s) Garlic (minced)
1 1/2 cup, shredded Mozzarella cheese, partially skimmed
3 tbsp Olive oil
450 gm Pasta, Farfalle, dry
1/4 tsp Salt
4 1/2 cup Water


In a stockpot, combine water, olive oil, pasta, halved tomatoes, basil leaves, garlic, salt and pepper.

Cook over high heat and bring to a boil.

Reduce heat to a simmer and continue to cook for 11 to 12 minutes, or until pasta is thoroughly cooked and water reduced. Stir occasionally.

Remove from heat and let stand 2 minutes.

Stir in shredded mozzarella cheese; stir until thoroughly combined. Taste for salt and pepper; adjust accordingly.Garnish with balls of fresh mozzarella cheese and fresh basil leaves.

Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 318
Calories from fat 87
Calories from saturated fat 28.3
Total Fat 9.6 g
Saturated Fat 3.1 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.0 g
Monounsaturated Fat 4.9 g
Cholesterol 14.3 mg
Sodium 218 mg
Potassium 246 mg
Total Carbohydrate 45 g
Dietary Fiber 2.3 g
Sugars 2.8 g
Protein 13.3 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Grain 2.1
Milk Alternative 0.4
Vegetables 0.5

Energy sources

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