Tomato, Basil and Smoked Mozzarella Pasta Salad
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Tomatoes, fresh basil and smoky mozzarella go together beautifully. Add pasta and a splash of balsamic vinegar and you've got a wonderful meal.
uncooked fusilli8 oz, or other spiral pasta
balsamic vinegar1 Tbsp, or more to taste
olive oil2 tsp
dried oregano½ tsp
fresh cherry tomato(es)1 cup(s), or grape tomatoes, halved
basil½ cup(s), fresh, chopped
whole milk low moisture mozzarella cheese2 oz, smoked, diced (1/2 cup)
table salt⅛ tsp, or to taste
black pepper⅛ tsp, or to taste
- Cook pasta according to package directions; drain and transfer to a large bowl. Add vinegar, oil and oregano; toss to coat.
- Fold in tomatoes, basil and mozzarella; season to taste with salt and pepper. Serve warm or chilled. Yields about 1 cup per serving.