Caprese Pasta Salad
This Caprese pasta salad is the perfect spring and summer dish! It's light and refreshing, and it's packed with flavor. This pasta salad is ideal for simple entertaining with limited hands-on prep time.
Calories 400 kcal
1 recipe balsamic vinaigrette 16 ounces cavatappi pasta 1 pound cherry tomatoes halved 1 pound mini mozzarella balls ⅓ cup pitted and chopped kalamata olives ⅓ cup fresh basil sliced thin Flakey salt and pepper to taste
Make the balsamic vinaigrette according to the recipe.
Cook the cavatappi according to package directions until al dente. Drain and rinse with cold water.
Transfer to a bowl and add the tomatoes, mozzarella balls, and kalamata olives.
Toss with the desired amount of dressing.
Serve at room temperature, or refrigerate until ready to serve.
Top with fresh basil, flakey salt,l and freshly ground black pepper just before serving.
Calories: 400 kcal | Carbohydrates: 46 g | Protein: 21 g | Fat: 15 g | Saturated Fat: 8 g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1 g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4 g | Cholesterol: 45 mg | Sodium: 454 mg | Potassium: 298 mg | Fiber: 2 g | Sugar: 4 g | Vitamin A: 735 IU | Vitamin C: 13 mg | Calcium: 309 mg | Iron: 1 mg