Pasta Margherita (Basil,Tomato, Mozzarella Cheese)

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Genn T

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@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

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

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.

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About Pasta Margherita (Basil,Tomato, Mozzarella Cheese)

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