This light and fresh caprese pasta salad is brought together with a bright and tangy dressing, with fresh mozzarella pearls adding creaminess to every bite.

EatingWell.com, February 2022

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Credit: Photographer / Jennifer Causey, Food Stylist / Karen Rankin, Prop Stylist / Christine Keely

Recipe Summary

active:
15 mins
total:
20 mins
Servings:
4

Nutrition Profile:

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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Add pasta; cook according to package directions. Drain and rinse with cool water.

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  • Whisk lemon juice, oil, vinegar, garlic, honey, salt and pepper together in a large bowl. Gently stir in tomatoes, mozzarella and the pasta. Serve at room temperature or cover and refrigerate for up to 3 days. Stir in sliced basil just before serving. Garnish with basil leaves, if desired.

To make ahead:

Covered and refrigerate for up to 3 days. Stir in sliced basil just before serving.

Nutrition Facts

1 1/2 cups
289 calories; protein 15g; carbohydrates 44g; dietary fiber 6g; sugars 5g; added sugar 1g; fat 10g; saturated fat 4g; cholesterol 20mg; vitamin a iu 695IU; vitamin c 13mg; folate 12mg; sodium 454mg; calcium 133mg; iron 2mg; potassium 143mg.
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