Caprese Pasta Salad
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Caprese Pasta Salad

Looking for a fresh pasta salad to try at your next cookout? This pasta salad is simple, fast and uses Protein+ pasta!

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Caprese Pasta Salad

Caprese Pasta Salad

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Course: Dinner
Keyword: barilla, barilla pasta, elbows, pasta, pasta salad, vegetables
Servings: 7
Author: Barilla®


  • 1 box Barilla® Protein+™ Elbows
  • 4 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 8 basil leaves, julienne
  • 2 pint grape tomatoes, mixed color, halved
  • 4 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 cups small mozzarella cheese balls, halved
  • Salt and black pepper to taste


  • Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Cook pasta according to package directions and drain. Drizzle with 1 tablespoon olive oil and place on a sheet try to cool down. Set aside.
  • Combine tomatoes, basil, olive oil and cheese in a large bowl. Season with salt and pepper.
  • Add pasta, stir and enjoy!
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