Caprese Pasta with Thai Basil

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This caprese pasta is the perfect cool and refreshing summer dish. The lemon-infused white balsamic vinegar adds a really nice twist to this classic dish.

Caprese Pasta with Thai Basil
Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
30 mins
Servings:
4

Ingredients

  • 1 pound spaghetti

  • 1 ½ cups cherry tomatoes, halved

  • ½ cup olive oil

  • 3 tablespoons lemon-infused white balsamic vinegar

  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped

  • cup chopped Thai basil

  • 1 (8 ounce) container small mozzarella balls in oil, halved

  • salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste

Directions

  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Cook spaghetti in the boiling water, stirring occasionally, until tender yet firm to the bite, about 12 minutes.

  2. Combine cherry tomatoes, mozzarella balls, olive oil, balsamic vinegar, garlic, and Thai basil in a large mixing bowl; mix well. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

  3. Drain pasta and top with cherry tomato mixture.

Cook's Note:

Use any type of pasta you like instead of spaghetti.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

842 Calories
41g Fat
92g Carbs
26g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 842
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 41g 53%
Saturated Fat 12g 61%
Cholesterol 44mg 15%
Sodium 96mg 4%
Total Carbohydrate 92g 33%
Dietary Fiber 4g 15%
Protein 26g
Potassium 403mg 9%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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