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Tomato, Basil and Smoked Mozzarella Pasta Salad

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SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
24 min
Prep
15 min
Cook
9 min
Serves
6
Difficulty
Easy
Vine-ripened tomatoes, fresh basil and smoky mozzarella have natural affinities—add balsamic-infused pasta and you've got a wonderful meal.

Ingredients

Uncooked pasta

8 oz, fusilli, or other spiral pasta

Balsamic vinegar

1 tbsp(s), or more to taste

Olive oil

2 tsp(s)

Dried oregano

½ tsp(s)

Fresh cherry tomato(es)

1 cup(s), or grape tomatoes, halved

Basil

½ cup(s), fresh, chopped

Part-skim mozzarella cheese

½ cup(s), shredded, smoked, diced

Table salt

tsp(s), or to taste

Black pepper

pinch, or to taste

Instructions

  1. Cook pasta according to package directions, without added salt or fat. Drain and transfer to a large bowl. Add vinegar, oil and oregano; toss to coat.
  2. Fold in tomatoes, basil and mozzarella; season to taste with salt and pepper. Serve warm or chilled. Yields about 1 cup per serving.