Bow Tie Pasta with Cherry Tomatoes, Capers, and Basil

Bow Tie Pasta with Cherry Tomatoes, Capers, and Basil Recipe
Randy Mayor
Make use of garden fresh tomatoes and basil with this Mediterranean-inspired pasta dish. Serve warm with a crisp side salad and garlic bread or chill and enjoy at an afternoon picnic.

Yield:

4 servings (serving size: 2 cups)

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Nutritional Information

Calories 315
Caloriesfromfat 26 %
Fat 9.1 g
Satfat 1.3 g
Monofat 5.9 g
Polyfat 1.3 g
Protein 8.8 g
Carbohydrate 50.7 g
Fiber 3.5 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 3.4 mg
Sodium 641 mg
Calcium 35 mg

Ingredients

4 cups hot cooked bow tie pasta
4 cups halved cherry tomatoes (about 2 pints)
1/3 cup thinly sliced fresh basil
1/4 cup chopped pitted niçoise olives
2 tablespoons capers
2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
3/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
2 garlic cloves, minced
Red wine vinegar (optional)

Preparation

Combine first 10 ingredients in a large bowl, and toss well. Sprinkle vinegar over each serving, if desired.

Note:

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August 2000
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