Pasta Margherita (Basil,Tomato, Mozzarella Cheese)

Genn T

By
@JennT1124

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

Step-By-Step

1Gather all ingredients:
Large pot for pasta
Large skillet for margherita sauce
Potato Masher
2Julienne the basil and set aside
3Rinse tomatoes
4In 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
5With potato masher, slight smoosh the tomatoes
6Add in garlic and white wine. Boil for several minutes to burn off alcohol.
7Add in basil
8Add pasta to the sauce and toss to coat
9Strain 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