Caprese Pasta Sauce - Easy Peasy, Quick and Easy

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Barbara Scott

By
@Feebs17

This is my take on classic Caprese sauce. When you come home from work late, or just don't feel like cooking a big meal, this really hits the spot. My family loves when I cook this dish. I hope your family enjoys it too.

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Serves:
4
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
20 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 16
    oz. box of thin spaghetti
  • 8
    oz. mozzerella cheese, cut in small cubes
  • 3
    tbsp. oil
  • 1
    tsp. garlic powder, more or less depending on taste
  • 1
    tsp. italian seasoning
  • 1/2
    tsp. salt, or to taste
  • 1/2
    tsp. crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1
    28 oz. can of petite diced tomatoes, with juices
  • 1/2
    cup white wine
  • 1-1/2
    cups sliced black olives

How to Make Caprese Pasta Sauce - Easy Peasy, Quick and Easy

Step-by-Step

  1. Cook pasta to desired consistency, reserving 1 cup of the water for later, if needed.
  2. In a large saucepan, combine all ingredients except cubed Mozzerella cheese. Simmer for 5 to 10 minutes.
  3. Drain pasta, mix in sauce, and add Mozzerella cubes. Stir and mix well. Serve immediately.

    Use pasta water if too dry, but I doubt it will be.

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About Caprese Pasta Sauce - Easy Peasy, Quick and Easy

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



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