caprese pasta salad
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Caprese Pasta Salad

Make this Caprese Pasta Salad for a delicious vegetarian pasta salad recipe. Everyone will love this easy pasta salad inspired by Caprese Salad, but instead basil tomato mozzarella pasta! 
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Italian
Keyword caprese salad, pasta salad
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 14 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 494kcal
Author Courtney

Ingredients

  • 3 cups whole wheat rotini pasta , cooked
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes
  • 1 cup ciliegine mozzarella
  • 6 leaves basil
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3/4 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried parsley
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper fresh cracked
  • pinch of salt

Instructions

  • Place the whole wheat pasta in a large serving dish.
  • Slice up the tomatoes and add to the serving dish along with the ciliegine mozzarella. 
  • Chiffonade the basil and add to the dish.
  • In a small bowl mix together the olive oil, basil, parsley, black pepper, and salt. 
  • Pour the caprese salad dressing over the ingredients and mix until combined.
  • Serve or refrigerate until ready to serve.

Nutrition

Calories: 494kcal | Carbohydrates: 76g | Protein: 18g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 6mg | Sodium: 14mg | Potassium: 54mg | Fiber: 10g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 150IU | Vitamin C: 5.7mg | Calcium: 64mg | Iron: 0.3mg