One-Pot Caprese Pasta Dinner

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
5 min 15 min 8
One-Pot Caprese Pasta Dinner
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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, Extra Virgin
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 316
Calories from fat 88
Calories from saturated fat 33
Total Fat 9.8 g
Saturated Fat 3.6 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.9 g
Monounsaturated Fat 4.7 g
Cholesterol 14.3 mg
Sodium 224 mg
Potassium 254 mg
Total Carbohydrate 45 g
Dietary Fiber 2.7 g
Sugars 5.5 g
Protein 13.2 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Grain 2.1
Milk Alternative 0.4
Vegetables 0.5

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