Pasta Margherita (Basil,Tomato, Mozzarella Cheese)

Genn T


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


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20 Min
35 Min
Stove Top


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

How to Make Pasta Margherita (Basil,Tomato, Mozzarella Cheese)


  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.

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About Pasta Margherita (Basil,Tomato, Mozzarella Cheese)

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

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