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bow ties with fresh tomatoes and mozzarella

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Recipe by
Lynnda Cloutier
Mission Viejo, CA

I love easy pasta salads, and this one, which comes from Entertaining with the Sopranos, fits the bill perfectly.

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Ingredients For bow ties with fresh tomatoes and mozzarella

  • four ripe medium tomatoes, preferably new jersey beef steaks, chopped
  • 1/2 cup torn fresh basil leaves
  • 1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • one garlic clove, finely chopped
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 pound bow ties, farfalle
  • eight ounces fresh mozzarella, cut into small dice

How To Make bow ties with fresh tomatoes and mozzarella

  • 1
    in a large pasta serving bowl, mix the tomatoes, basil, oil, garlic, and salt and pepper to taste. Let stand at room temperature up to two hours.
  • 2
    Bring at least 4 quarts of salted water to a boil in a large pot. Add the pasta, stir well and cook over high heat, stirring frequently, until the pasta is al dente, tender yet firm to the bite.
  • 3
    Drain the pasta and toss it with the sauce. Add the mozzarella and toss again. Serve at once. Serves 4 to 6.

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