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Caprese Salad

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Course: Lunch
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Caprese Salad, pasta, tomatoes, vegetarian
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 422kcal


  • 1 medium shallot
  • 2 clove garlic
  • 8 ounce mozzarella cheese
  • 2 cup cherry tomatoes
  • 3 tablespoon olive oil
  • 4 ounce macaroni pasta, dry
  • 1/8 cup vinegar, balsamic
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 tablespoon oregano, fresh
  • 1/8 cup basil, fresh
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper, ground

Serve With

  • 2 cup grapes


  • Preheat oven to 425°F.
  • Mince shallot and garlic; cut mozzarella into small cubes. Set aside separately.
  • Slice tomatoes in half and toss with 2 tablespoons olive oil. Spread onto a baking sheet and roast for 15 minutes, then allow to cool.
  • Meanwhile, cook pasta according to the package directions. Drain and rinse, then pour into a large mixing bowl with the roasted tomatoes.
  • In a small bowl, whisk together vinegar, remaining olive oil, sugar, shallot, garlic, and fresh oregano. Pour into pasta and toss to coat.
  • Add mozzarella, basil, salt, and pepper; toss one last time.
  • Serve with grapes on the side.
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Calories: 422kcal | Carbohydrates: 43g | Protein: 19g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 36mg | Sodium: 507mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 18g

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