Caprese Pasta Salad with Olives

Caprese Pasta Salad with Olives
Caprese Pasta Salad with Olives
  • prep: 10 min
  • cook: 10 min
  • total: 20 min
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  • Summary

    A caprese pasta salad with olives that is perfect on a hot summers day. An easy, fresh, healthy pasta salad that uses summer ingredients at their best.

    Ingredients

    • Pasta Salad
    • 2 cups uncooked pasta - I used orecchiette pasta
    • 2 cups cherry or grape tomatoes - sliced in half or quarters depending on size
    • 8 oz fresh mozzarella - I used ciliegini (small mozzarella balls) - quartered
    • 20 basil leaves - minced
    • 12 olives - roughly chopped
    • Vinaigrette
    • 3 Tbs olive oil
    • 1 Tbs red wine vinegar
    • 1 clove garlic - finely minced or put through a garlic press
    • 6 twists of pepper from a pepper mill.
    • Pinch of salt

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 2
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 1127 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 54 g 83.57%
    • Saturated Fat: 20 g 100.05%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 81 mg 27%
    • Sodium: 1867 mg 77.77%
    • Calcium: 681 mg 68.08%
    • Potassium: 535 mg 15.3%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 6 mg 34.81%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 117 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 11 g 42.78%
    • Sugar: 8 g
    • Protein: 41 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 2 g
    • Vitamin A 47.38%
    • Vitamin C 35.45%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat9
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch7
    • Exchange - Vegetables1
    • Exchange - Lean Meat3
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total5 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total1 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy2 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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