Hot Caprese Pasta
Hot Caprese Pasta made with fresh tomatoes, basil and mozzarella, mixed together until creamy and delicious. An Italian Pasta Recipe.
Servings: 4 servings
- 2 1/2 cups cooked pasta (250 grams)
- 3 tablespoons olive oil
- 1 tablespoon minced onion
- 1 clove garlic minced
- 14-16 cherry or grape tomatoes (halved)
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 5 more or less fresh basil leaves
- 1/2 - 1 teaspoon oregano
- hot pepper flakes to taste
- 7 ounces fresh mozzarella cubed (200 grams)
In a large pot of boiling salted water cook pasta (short or long) until al dente.
In a large frying pan on medium heat, add oil, onion, garlic, spices and tomatoes, fry until soft and lightly browned.
Add cooked pasta, 1/2 ladle of pasta water and mozzarella, toss gently until completely combined on medium heat for 1-2 minutes until mozzarella starts to melt. Sprinkle with freshly grated Parmesan Cheese if desired. Serve immediately. Enjoy!
Calories: 221kcal | Carbohydrates: 25g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 149mg | Potassium: 173mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 520IU | Vitamin C: 8.4mg | Calcium: 11mg | Iron: 1.2mg