Italian Caprese Pasta Recipe


Angel hair pasta tossed with a cherry tomato and Zesty Italian sauce and topped with fresh mozzarella cheese and shredded basil.

Ingredients

1/2 pound angel hair pasta or thin spaghetti uncooked
3 tablespoons olive oil
1 small yellow onion very finely chopped
2 teaspoons mined garlic
3/4 cup Zesty Italian dressing separated, fat-free works great
2 and 1/2 cups cherry tomatoes halved or quartered
1/2 cup fresh basil thinly sliced or chopped
3/4 cup mozzarella cheese chopped into small pieces
Optional: salt and pepper to taste (I use 1 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper)
Optional: red pepper flakes

Instructions
  1. Cook the pasta according to package directions.
  2. Meanwhile, heat the olive oil in a large nonstick skillet on medium-high heat. Add onions and cook and stir until translucent. Add in the garlic and stir until fragrant. Add in 1/2 cup of the dressing and cherry tomatoes and cook for about 5-6 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  3. Get full recipe on Chelsea Messy Apron (link here).


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