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    Fusilli Alla Caprese by Giada De Laurentiis

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    20 mins

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    1 tuff cookie's Note:

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

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      In a medium skillet heat the olive oil over medium heat. Add the garlic and saute until fragrant, about 2 minutes.
    2. 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. 3
      Transfer the tomato sauce to the bowl with the pasta.
    4. 4
      Toss to combine.
    5. 5
      Add the basil leaves and mozzarella. Stir to combine.
    6. 6
      Add the reserved pasta water, 1/4 cup at a time, until the pasta is moist. Serve.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on September 09, 2011

      55

      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.

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    • on July 15, 2010

      55

      absolutely love it! there is just something about fresh mozzarella and tomatoes that can't be beaten!

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    • on August 17, 2009

      45

      I was about to post this recipe myself but found they you already had. I LOVE this dish. It's so simple yet delish. Thanks for saving me the work of having to post it myself.

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    Nutritional Facts for Fusilli Alla Caprese by Giada De Laurentiis

    Serving Size: 1 (200 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 707.1
     
    Calories from Fat 223
    31%
    Total Fat 24.8 g
    38%
    Saturated Fat 9.2 g
    46%
    Cholesterol 44.8 mg
    14%
    Sodium 950.6 mg
    39%
    Total Carbohydrate 91.5 g
    30%
    Dietary Fiber 5.1 g
    20%
    Sugars 6.6 g
    26%
    Protein 28.7 g
    57%

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