Easy Caprese Pasta Salad
Easy Caprese Pasta Salad is brimming with fresh tomatoes, mozzarella cheese, basil pesto and a drizzle of olive oil all over soul satisfying pasta.
Servings: 3 servings
- 2 Cups Farfalle Bow tie pasta
- 1/4 Tsp Salt Prefer Himalayan Pink
- 1 Tbsp Olive oil
- 1 Large Tomato Seeded and diced
- 2 Tbsp Scallions Green ends, diced
- 3 Oz Mozzarella Cheese Sliced thin
- 3 Tbsp Pesto Sauce
- 1 Small Lemon Zested and Juiced
Bring a large pot of water to a boil and add salt. Cook according to package directions to an al dente stage. Drain in a colander and then chill it down under cold running water to stop the cooking process. Add it to a serving bowl along with 1 tsp of olive oil. Mix lightly. This keeps the pasta from sticking together.
Add tomatoes and scallions to the pasta. Arrange mozzarella over the top.
In a small bowl add pesto, lemon juice, lemon zest and the remaining olive oil and mix well Spoon pesto sauce over top of pasta, tomatoes, scallions and mozzarella cheese.
Calories: 335kcal | Carbohydrates: 32g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 23mg | Sodium: 515mg | Potassium: 132mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 610IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 176mg | Iron: 0.7mg