Fusilli Alla Caprese by Giada De Laurentiis

READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by 1 tuff cookie

my husband saw this on food network and want me to try this out. It is a small noodle with a lite tomato sauce

Top Review by Bunny Slippers

This really is fabulous. I have made this recipe many, many times, ever since I saw Giada make it on one of her shows. It's very simple and quick to make, too. Always a hit.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a medium skillet heat the olive oil over medium heat. Add the garlic and saute until fragrant, about 2 minutes.
  2. Add the tomatoes, salt, and pepper. As the tomatoes cook and soften, smash them with a fork. Continue to cook until the tomatoes make a chunky style sauce, about 4 minutes.
  3. Transfer the tomato sauce to the bowl with the pasta.
  4. Toss to combine.
  5. Add the basil leaves and mozzarella. Stir to combine.
  6. Add the reserved pasta water, 1/4 cup at a time, until the pasta is moist. Serve.

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