Orecchiette with Tomatoes, Fresh Mozzarella, and Basil

  • Jenbill Posted: 07/14/11
    Worthy of a Special Occasion

    Easy, light and delicious for a picnic or summer salad. We had it at an outdoor picnic on a really hot day and it was perfect.

  • ESmith6 Posted: 07/09/12
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    We really enjoyed this but I did make a few changes. I used whole wheat rotini for the pasta, added 2 tbsp. of balsamic and some fresh oregano to the olive oil, s&p, red pepper and garlic and used that as a dressing. I also added a roasted red pepper And mini turkey pepperoni. I will make again with these modifications.

  • Dabeverly Posted: 08/06/13
    Worthy of a Special Occasion

    This was very good and fresh. I increased the olive oil to 1 1/2 T. the salt to 1t. and 6 cloves of garlic. I thought once it was sitting in the fridge the oil would absorb into the pasta and be somewhat dry. Very, very good.

  • asoutherncook Posted: 06/26/13
    Worthy of a Special Occasion

    This is wonderful! The flavors of fresh tomatoes, basil and mozzarella shine on their own with flavors that enhance, not detract!

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