Pasta with Sun-Dried Tomatoes

  • prep: 25 min
  • cook: 8 min
  • total: 33 min
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  • Summary

    This pasta salad recipe lets the abundance of fresh summer produce shine, using fresh tomatoes and basil. It’s a great salad for a picnic!

    Ingredients

    • 1 lb. larger sized pasta (I like to use curly cavatappi, pretty campanelle, or rotini.)
    • kosher salt
    • olive oil
    • 1 lb. cherry tomatoes, quartered
    • 3/4 c. kalamata olives, pitted and sliced
    • 2 tsp. capers
    • 1 lb. fresh mozzarella, medium-diced (Or use mozzarella pearls.)
    • 1/3 c. chopped sun-dried tomatoes in oil, drained
    • 1 c. packed fresh basil leaves, julienned
    • 1/3 c. toasted pine nuts, optional but highly recommended
    • 1/2 c. sun-dried tomatoes in oil, drained
    • 1/4 c. red wine vinegar
    • 1/3 c. olive oil
    • 1 large garlic clove, diced
    • 1 tsp. capers, drained
    • 2 tsp. kosher salt
    • 3/4 tsp. freshly ground black pepper
    • 1 c. finely shredded Parmesan cheese

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 10
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 457 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 27 g 41.46%
    • Saturated Fat: 10 g 50.2%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 36 mg 11.87%
    • Sodium: 748 mg 31.18%
    • Calcium: 397 mg 39.73%
    • Potassium: 255 mg 7.29%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 3 mg 17.69%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 33 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 8 g 30.24%
    • Sugar: 4 g
    • Protein: 20 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 20.46%
    • Vitamin C 25.86%
    • 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 - Fat4
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch2
    • Exchange - Vegetables1
    • Exchange - Lean Meat2
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total2 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy1 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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