Tomato Basil Salad With Mozzarella

Tomato Basil Salad With Mozzarella

Toss an oil and vinegar dressing with favorite Italian ingredients of Roma tomaotes, fresh basil leaves and garlic in this spaghetti salad.

30 min. prep time
6 servings
000 Ratings



3 ounces uncooked dried angel hair pasta (capellini), broken into thirds


1/4 cup olive or vegetable oil
1/4 cup red wine vinegar or cider vinegar
2 teaspoons sugar
1 teaspoon finely chopped fresh garlic
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon coarse ground pepper


1/4 cup chopped fresh basil leaves*
4 medium Roma tomatoes, sliced 1/4-inch
4 ounces (1 cup) LAND O LAKES® Mozzarella Cheese, cubed 1/2-inch
Leaf lettuce
Fresh basil leaves, if desired


Cook pasta according to package directions. Rinse with cold water; drain.

Meanwhile, combine all dressing ingredients in jar with tight-fitting lid; shake well.

Just before serving, combine cooked pasta, basil, tomatoes and Mozzarella cheese in large bowl. Gently stir in dressing. Place 1 lettuce leaf on each individual serving plate or line large serving plate with lettuce. Arrange salad on plates. Garnish with additional basil leaves.

*Substitute 2 teaspoons dried basil leaves.

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories: 200

Fat: 13g

Cholesterol: 10mg

Sodium: 150mg

Carbohydrates: 15g

Dietary Fiber: 0g

Protein: 7g

Recipe #6416©2001Land O'Lakes, Inc.

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