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Pasta with Tomatoes and Mozzarella

Prep time 5 mins
Cook time 15 mins
Yield 4 Servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pound bow-tie pasta
  • 1 pint cherry tomatoes, each cut in half
  • 1/2 cup prepared pesto
  • 8 ounces fresh mozzarella, cut into pieces
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1/2 cup torn fresh basil
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan

Nutrition Information

  • calories 742
  • fat 30 g
  • satfat 11 g
  • protein 30 g
  • carbohydrate 88 g
  • fiber 5 g
  • cholesterol 50 mg
  • sodium 750 mg

How to Make It

  1. Prepare pasta according to package directions, undercooking by 1 minute. Drain pasta and return to pot. Add tomatoes, pesto, mozzarella and olive oil. Season with salt and pepper.

  2. Mix well, cover and set aside off heat until cheese has started to melt, about 2 minutes. Stir in basil and Parmesan. Serve immediately.