Pasta with cherry tomatoes and mozzarella – a quick and easy to make recipe with few ingredients.
It is a perfect idea for a tasty lunch or dinner in the summer. The dish has a light and delicious taste from the combination of fresh cherry tomatoes and basil.

Pasta with cherry tomatoes and mozzarella
Pasta with cherry tomatoes and mozzarella
Pasta with cherry tomatoes and mozzarella

Pasta with cherry tomatoes and mozzarella

Prep time 5 mins
Cook time 10 mins
Total time 15 mins
Servings 2

Ingredients
  

  • 180 g pasta
  • 300 g cherry tomatoes
  • 150 g mozzarella
  • 4 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 6-7 leaves basil
  • 1 clove garlic
  • q.s. salt
  • q.s. black pepper

Instructions
 

  • Wash and cut the tomatoes in half or quarters, depending on the size.
  • In a large saucepan, boil the water, salt and cook the pasta.
  • Meanwhile, pour the olive oil into the pan and add the clove of garlic.
  • Add the cherry tomatoes and about 150 ml of the pasta cooking water.
  • Remove the garlic clove. Add the chopped basil, salt and pepper to taste. Leave it to cook for about 5-10 minutes.
  • Add the drained pasta and mix it. Remove it from the heat.
  • Finally, add the mozzarella, cut into cubes and mix it.
  • Serve the pasta with some fresh basil leaves (optional).
    Pasta with cherry tomatoes and mozzarella
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