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Caprese Pasta

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This is a perfectly delightful mid summer dinner. All that cooks is the pasta. Grab some tomatoes and basil – both in season right now, some fresh mozzarella, olive oil, balsamic vinegar, and you’re set!
  Salt To Taste
  Pear tomatoes 13
  Pepper To Taste
  Tomato 2 Medium
  Mozzarella cheese 1 Medium (1 ball of mozzarella cheese, chopped)
  Basil 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (chiffonade)
  Pasta 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Olive oil 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Balsamic vinegar 2 1⁄2 Teaspoon

Cook pasta in boiling and salted water.
Chop cheese and veggies while pasta cooks.
Drain pasta.
Toss tomato, basil, and mozzarella with olive oil, vinegar, salt, and pepper. Add pasta.
Eat and enjoy.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Low Cholesterol
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
12 Minutes
Ready In: 
17 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1683 Calories from Fat 557

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 63 g96.6%

Saturated Fat 11.2 g56%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 22.1 mg7.4%

Sodium 6288.4 mg262%

Total Carbohydrates 198 g65.9%

Dietary Fiber 33 g131.8%

Sugars 90.4 g

Protein 48 g96.9%

Vitamin A 310.2% Vitamin C 572%

Calcium 69.9% Iron 18.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


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