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from [ChristyR93]
Tomato Basil Pasta Salad in a Jar

Tomato Basil Pasta Salad in a Jar

  • Yield: 4 servings


  • 8 ounce(s) rotini pasta
  • 8 ounce(s) mozzarella cheese cubed
  • 1 pint(s) cherry tomatoes halved
  • 5 whole(s) basil leaves chopped
  • 1/4 cup(s) extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon(s) balsamic vinegar



1. In a pot of boiling water cook the pasta according to package instructions- a little on the firm side. Drain and rinse with cold water, let drain for a few minutes

2. Prepare the dressing by mixing olive oil, chopped basil, balsamic vinegar, and pepper to taste

3. Have prepared ingredients ready in separate bowls

4. Spoon a 2 tablespoons of dressing into the bottom of each mason jar

5. Layer on top of the dressing (in this order) pasta, cherry tomatoes, and mozzarella

6. Cover each jar with a top and shake before serving- this will distribute the dressing evenly over the salad

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