Tomato Basil Pasta Salad

  • Prep Time 25 min
  • Total Time 2 hr 25 min
  • Servings 24

Ingredients

Ingredients

2
lb plum (Roma) tomatoes, chopped (8 to 10 medium)
4
garlic cloves, finely chopped
1 1/2
teaspoons salt
1/2
teaspoon pepper
1/2
cup olive or vegetable oil
1/2
cup chopped fresh basil leaves
8
oz mozzarella cheese, cut into 1/2-inch cubes (2 cups)
1
package (1 lb) rotini pasta
1/2
cup grated Parmesan cheese

Directions

  • 1 In large bowl, mix tomatoes, garlic, salt, pepper, oil, basil and mozzarella cheese. Cover; refrigerate 2 hours to blend flavors.
  • 2 Meanwhile, cook and drain pasta as directed on package. Rinse with cold water to cool; drain.
  • 3 In large serving bowl, mix cooked pasta and tomato mixture until well combined. Sprinkle Parmesan cheese over top of salad.

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Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
170
(
Calories from Fat
70),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
8g
8%
(Saturated Fat
2 1/2g,
2 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
5mg
5%;
Sodium
240mg
240%;
Total Carbohydrate
18g
18%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
1g
1%
),
Protein
6g
6%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%;
Vitamin C
4%;
Calcium
10%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.