Quick and Easy Caprese Pasta
This quick and easy caprese pasta is perfect for when you need dinner on the table in a flash. Serve it with grilled chicken, or a tossed salad for a meatless or vegetarian meal. It’s also good served cold in the warmer months too!
- 1 box pasta I used orecchiette
- 1 container cherry tomatoes rinsed and halved
- 2 Tbsp pesto
- 1 container mozzarella pearls drained
- olive oil
- fresh basil chopped
- balsamic glaze to taste
Bring a pot of salted water to a boil. Add the pasta and cook until al dente.
While the pasta cooks, prepare the tomatoes. Take a skillet, add some olive oil and heat over medium heat. Add the tomatoes and cook for a few minutes, or until the sides are roasted.
Drain the pasta and add to a large bowl.
Add the tomatoes, mozzarella.
Stir in pesto until combined.
Drizzle with balsamic glaze and top with some chopped basil, salt and pepper.
Serve warm or chilled.