Caprese Pasta Salad
  • CourseMain Dishes, Salads
  • CuisineKid-Friendly, Vegetarian
  • 6oz red oniondiced
  • 1pt grape tomatohalved
  • 1lb mozzarellafresh, diced
  • 1cup basilfresh, chopped or julienned
  • 1lb pasta(I recommend cavatappi pasta)
  • 1/4cup balsamic vinegar
  • 3/4cup olive oilextra virgin
  • salt and pepperto taste
  1. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Cook pasta according to directions on package. Drain pasta & set aside to cool.
  2. When pasta is cool, toss with diced onion, tomatoes, fresh mozzarella & basil. Pour the balsamic vinegar and extra-virgin olive oil over the mixture and toss until evenly coated. Season with salt & pepper. Chill in refrigerator for 30 minutes before serving.
Recipe Notes

I was in a hurry & didn’t have time to allow the pasta to cool on its own so I just ran cold water over the noodles.