Pasta Caprese

The perfect pasta for meatless Monday and faster than take out.


  • 8 oz pasta
  • 1 TBSP olive oil
  • 16 oz cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 2 tsp dried basil
  • Red pepper flakes
  • Salt and pepper
  • 4 oz mozzarella balls, torn into small pieces
  • 2 c basil, torn

Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil and cook pasta according to package.

In a 12 inch skillet heat olive oil over medium heat add tomatoes, dried basil, salt and pepper until tomatoes are spftened. Drain and add pasta, stir in mozzarella and basil. 

Serves 4.