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Caprese Pasta Salad

Caprese Pasta Salad is made with fresh ingredients and is easy to make. Take this simple pasta salad to your next BBQ for the perfect side dish.
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time10 minutes
Let Sit20 minutes
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: Caprese Pasta Salad
Servings: 12
Calories: 318kcal
Author: Eating on a Dime



  • Cook the pasta based on the pasta instructions to al dente.  Drain the pasta.  Rinse with water. Set aside to cool.
  • While the pasta is cooling, in a large bowl combine the tomatoes, mozzarella cheese, half of the fresh basil, olive oil, balsamic vinegar, garlic, salt and pepper.  Stir until tomatoes and cheese are well coated. Let sit for 20 minutes.
  • Then stir in the cooled pasta.  Stir until well combined.
  • Top with the remaining fresh basil.
  • Serve and enjoy!


Store the leftover pasta in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 4 days.  


Calories: 318kcal | Carbohydrates: 31g | Protein: 14g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 30mg | Sodium: 438mg | Potassium: 204mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 491IU | Vitamin C: 9mg | Calcium: 207mg | Iron: 1mg