Caprese Pasta Salad
  • INGREDIENTS
    For Salad
    1 box farfalle pasta, 16oz
    1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
    1 cup mini mozzarella balls
    ¼ cup minced basil

    For Dressing
    ¼ cup pesto
    ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil
    Salt to taste
    Pepper to taste

    Garnish
    Balsamic glaze
    Parmesan cheese, shredded

    DIRECTIONS
    1. Bring water to a boil and add 2 tablespoons of salt.
    2. Cook pasta according to directions on the box.
    3. Once pasta is cooked, strain and rinse under cold water.
    4. Place cooked pasta in a large mixing bowl and add in the remaining ingredients for salad.
    5. In a separate smaller mixing bowl, combine all ingredients for the dressing and whisk together.
    6. Add dressing to salad and toss until well coated.
    7. Garnish with balsamic glaze and shredded parmesan cheese.