HOT CAPRESE PASTA SALAD
Author: michelle
Prep time: 10
Cook time: 15
Total time: 25
INGREDIENTS
  • 200g short cut pasta
  • 3 vine-ripe tomatoes, stem end removed and cut into 8 wedges each\
  • 12 yellow cocktail tomatoes, stem end removed and halved12 orange grape tomatoes, halved
  • ¼ cup fresh parsley, chopped
  • large handful of fresh basil, hand torn
  • 1 clove of garlic, minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • ½ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • ½ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • ¼ cup balsamic vinegar
  • 3 whole scallions, sliced
  • 100 g fresh mozzarella, cut into small cubes or use mini bocconcini
THE STEPS:
  1. In a large bowl, whisk together all of the ingredients except the tomato wedges.
  2. Add the tomatoes and gently toss to coat.
  3. Allow the tomatoes to marinate at room temperature for 2 hours, gently stirring every 15 minutes.
  4. Cook pasta according to manufacturer’s instructions.
  5. Drain cooked pasta well then toss immediately with marinated tomatoes.
  6. Serve hot, warm or cold.
THE LOVE:
USE THE RIPEST JUICIEST TOMATOES YOU CAN FIND.
Recipe by bite at http://bitebymichelle.com/2015/06/15/hot-caprese-pasta-salad-a-new-go-to/