Pasta with Mozzarella, Tomatoes and Fresh Basil Recipe

4 1 1
Publisher Photo

Pasta with Mozzarella, Tomatoes and Fresh Basil Recipe

Read Reviews
4 1 1
Publisher Photo
During the summer season, I like to prepare this pasta salad featuring garden-fresh tomatoes and basil. Fresh mozzarella adds a tasty touch.—Ken Churches, Kailua-Kona, HI
MAKES:
6 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 20 min. + standing Cook: 15 min.
MAKES:
6 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 20 min. + standing Cook: 15 min.

Ingredients

  • 12 ounces fresh mozzarella cheese, cubed
  • 6 tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 package (16 ounces) uncooked linguine
  • 1 cup chopped fresh basil leaves
  • 3 medium tomatoes, chopped

Directions

In a large bowl, combine the cheese, oil, garlic, salt and pepper; let stand at room temperature for 1 hour.
Meanwhile, cook linguine according to package directions; drain and rinse in cold water. Add to cheese mixture. Stir in basil and tomatoes. Serve at room temperature or chilled. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Pasta with Mozzarella, Tomatoes and Fresh Basil in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2009, p236

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 574 calories, 28g fat (10g saturated fat), 45mg cholesterol, 483mg sodium, 61g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 4g fiber), 21g protein.

  • 12 ounces fresh mozzarella cheese, cubed
  • 6 tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 package (16 ounces) uncooked linguine
  • 1 cup chopped fresh basil leaves
  • 3 medium tomatoes, chopped
  1. In a large bowl, combine the cheese, oil, garlic, salt and pepper; let stand at room temperature for 1 hour.
  2. Meanwhile, cook linguine according to package directions; drain and rinse in cold water. Add to cheese mixture. Stir in basil and tomatoes. Serve at room temperature or chilled. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Pasta with Mozzarella, Tomatoes and Fresh Basil in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2009, p236

Select the Newsletters that interest you to subscribe

By entering my email and clicking the subscribe button below, I am opting to receive the newsletters I have selected.

Please enter a valid email

You Are successfully subscribed

ERROR! Please try Again

Reviews forPasta with Mozzarella, Tomatoes and Fresh Basil

My Review
Click stars to rate
Loading Image
Any changes to your rating or review will appear where you originally posted your review
Sort By :

Average Rating
MY REVIEW
laurenph31 User ID: 3890672 69031
Reviewed Feb. 9, 2012

"I tried this for dinner last night, and my husband and I both loved the cool, fresh flavor. It was very simple to make...we'll be making this one again!"

Loading Image