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pasta salad

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Delia H
New York, NY

This pasta salad is great anytime but for me, it’s a summertime must have. Great for BBQs, picnics, or a side dish. It’s always a hit when I make it. Hope you enjoy!

(1 rating)
yield 4 -6 people
prep time 10 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For pasta salad

  • 1 lb
    bow tie pasta
  • 1 lb
    fresh mozzarella cubed
  • 1/2 c
    olive oil, extra virgin
  • 5-6 bunch
    fresh basil leaves
  • 1 c
    parmesan grated cheese
  • 1 c
    grape tomatoes

How To Make pasta salad

  • 1
    Two or three days before you plan to make the salad, add the fresh basil to your cup of extra virgin olive oil and let them soak together.
  • 2
    Boil your pasta and when done rinse with cold water
  • 3
    In a large bowl add your cubed fresh mozzarella, grated cheese and grape tomatoes
  • 4
    Add your cooked pasta and pour the oil and basil in bowl and mix well.