Pasta Margherita (Basil,Tomato, Mozzarella Cheese)

Genn T

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HUGE hit with guests. I make A LOT because they go back for seconds and thirds.


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Serves:

6-8

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

35 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

3 - 10 oz
cherry tomatoes
2 Tbsp
olive oil
4 Tbsp
butter
4-6 clove
garlic
1 c
white wine
4 oz
basil, fresh
24-36 oz
pasta of choice
8 oz
fresh mozzarella

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Gather all ingredients:
Large pot for pasta
Large skillet for margherita sauce
Potato Masher
2
Julienne the basil and set aside
3
Rinse tomatoes
4
In skillet, over medium / medium high heat, heat olive oil and butter.
Add tomatoes and cook until they're slightly soft

Meanwhile, start the pasta and cook to just under al dente
5
With potato masher, slight smoosh the tomatoes
6
Add in garlic and white wine. Boil for several minutes to burn off alcohol.
7
Add in basil
8
Add pasta to the sauce and toss to coat
9
Strain the mozzarella balls and add to the pasta.

Toss together to coat pasta.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pasta
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: Italian