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5 from 6 votes

Caprese Pasta Salad

A delicious Rigatoni pasta salad loaded with tomatoes, mozzarella cheese, fresh basil, and a delicious sauce.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: basil, caprese, caprese pasta salad, italian pasta salad, mozzarella
Servings: 4
Calories: 644kcal
Author: Rachael

Ingredients

  • 12 ounces Rigatoni cooked according to package directions
  • 1 1/2 - 2 cups diced heirloom tomatoes
  • 1 cup mozzarella balls fresh mozzarella, bite sized
  • 1/4 cup basil chiffoned

Seasoned Olive Oil

  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp dried parsley
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp red pepper flakes
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1 tsp salt

Instructions

  • Mix Seasoned Olive Oil ingredients together in a small bowl. Set aside.
  • Cook pasta according to package directions, and drain
  • Toss pasta with olive oil mixture. Set aside to let cool.
  • Chop heirloom tomatoes into bite sized chunks.
  • Chiffon fresh basil.
  • When pasta is cool, add mozzarella, heirloom tomatoes, and basil to the pasta, and stir together.
  • Serve immediately.

Nutrition

Calories: 644kcal | Carbohydrates: 69g | Protein: 17g | Fat: 34g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 9mg | Sodium: 614mg | Potassium: 499mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 1202IU | Vitamin C: 18mg | Calcium: 127mg | Iron: 2mg