Caprese Pasta Salad

This Caprese Pasta Salad is made with fresh mozzarella, basil, and deliciously juicy sun-dried tomatoes, then covered in a homemade herb dressing.

If you’re a fan of traditional caprese salad made with tomatoes, basil, fresh mozzarella, and balsamic reduction, then you are going to LOVE this version.


– Bowtie pasta – Mozzarella cheese – Basil – Sun-dried tomatoes – Balsamic vinegar – Olive oil – Garlic – Salt – Dried basil – Black pepper – Parmesan cheese

Bring a large pot of salted water to boil and cook the pasta until al dente according to package directions. Drain and rinse with cool water.

Step 1

In a large bowl, combine pasta, fresh mozzarella, basil, and sun-dried tomatoes with a small amount of oil from the jar. Save whatever oil is left in the jar to moisten the pasta salad later.

Step 2

In a small bowl, whisk together 2 teaspoons of Balsamic vinegar, olive oil, garlic, salt, dried basil and pepper to taste. Pour over the pasta and stir everything gently to coat.

Step 3

Step 4 Cover the salad and place in the refrigerator to chill. Once you are ready to serve, drizzle with the balsamic reduction (recipe below) and sprinkle with grated parmesan cheese if desired.

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