Easy Caprese Pasta Salad
Searching for an easy weeknight meal that is equal parts healthy, delicious and time effective? Then this easy caprese pasta salad will absolutely blow your mind! As much as I would love to whip up a multi-dish meal every night, some days just get the best of you and it’s either frozen pizza or ordering take-out. This recipe will have you vowing to never settle for terrible frozen pizza or wasting money on take-out again – promise!
This pasta dish is a fun twist on everyone’s favorite appetizer, the caprese salad, and it’s just as delicious as it looks. A few cherry tomatoes, a healthy serving of fresh mozzarella, a pinch of this, a dash of that, and you are back in Italy dining along the coast. Not bad for a weeknight, right?
The real secret is what you pair it with. This caprese pasta dish is killer on its own, but pair it with a crisp glass of Kendall-Jackson AVANT Chardonnay and the whole meal is elevated. I love the K-J AVANT collection of wines because they're approachable weeknight wines that gives you great taste, time-after-time-after-time.
Now, I know penne pasta has its corner on your weeknight dinner menu (because, doesn’t everyone have penne pasta at least once a week?) but what do you say we spice things up a bit? Throw those cherry tomatoes around like no one is watching and have one killer weeknight meal in under 20 minutes!
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