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One Pot Caprese Pasta Dish

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One Pot Caprese Pasta Dish

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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: One Pot Caprese Pasta Dish
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Servings: 6
Calories: 437kcal


  • 1 1/4 cup cherry tomatoes
  • 1/2 medium onion
  • 2 clove garlic
  • 3 cup water
  • 12 ounce penne pasta, dry
  • 28 ounce crushed tomatoes, canned
  • 1/2 cup chopped basil, fresh
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper, ground
  • 4 ounce mozzarella cheese
  • 3 ounce Parmesan cheese, grated
  • 1/4 cup vinegar, balsamic

Serve With

  • 1 medium honeydew


  • Halve cherry tomatoes; dice onion and mince garlic.
  • In a large pot, combine the onion, garlic, water, pasta, crushed tomatoes, cherry tomatoes, basil, salt, and pepper. Stir to combine.
  • Bring to a boil over medium-high heat, then reduce to a simmer and cook uncovered until the pasta has softened, 25 to 30 minutes. Add the grated mozzarella and Parmesan, stir to combine.
  • Serve drizzled with balsamic vinegar.  If desired, garnish with chopped basil and Parmesan. Serve with cubed honeydew.
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Calories: 437kcal | Carbohydrates: 72g | Protein: 21g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 22mg | Sodium: 1030mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 24g

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