Pasta Salad With Herbed Marinated Mozzarella and Cherry Tomatoes

Total Time
30mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 20 mins

I made this for my daughter's birthday cookout. Everyone loved it. LHJ, July '04

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Whisk together vinegar, capers and garlic.
  2. Add oil in a slow, steady stream, whisking until emulsified.
  3. Stir in herbs, mozzarella, and tomatoes.
  4. Let stand at room temperature for 15 to 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  5. Meanwhile, cook pasta in a large pot of boiling water, according to package directions.
  6. Reserve 1/4 cup pasta water and drain pasta in a colander.
  7. Immediately add hot pasta and reserved cooking water to marinated mozzarella mixture.
  8. Let stand 1 minute to soften cheese.
  9. Gently toss pasta and cheese mixture.
  10. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  11. Serve immediately, sprinkled with pine nuts.
Most Helpful

I used some ribbed macaroni that I already had, the entire family enjoyed this recipe and I'm sure we'll have it again

Fishermanswife73 October 12, 2007

I reduced the amount of olive oils and used rotelle instead of Farfelle. This is a very "Italian" pasta salad.

Nyteglori October 11, 2007