Tomato Basil Salad With Mozzarella
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Tomato Basil Salad With Mozzarella

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

6
servings
30 min
PREP TIME
30 min
TOTAL TIME

Ingredients

Pasta

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

Dressing

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

Salad

1/4 cup chopped fresh basil leaves  

4 medium Roma tomatoes, sliced 1/4-inch

4 ounces (1 cup) mozzarella cheese, cubed 1/2-inch

Leaf lettuce

Fresh basil leaves, if desired

 

 *Substitute 2 teaspoons dried basil leaves.

How to make

  1. STEP 1

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

  2. STEP 2

    Combine all dressing ingredients in jar with tight-fitting lid; shake well.

  3. STEP 3

    Just before serving, combine cooked pasta, basil, tomatoes, and mozzarella cheese in 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.

Nutrition

200Calories
13Fat (mg)
10Cholesterol (mg)
150Sodium (mg)
15Carbohydrates (g)
0Dietary Fiber
7Protein (g)

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