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One Pot Caprese Pasta

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WW Freestyle: 8
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time25 mins
This One-Pot Caprese Pasta recipe is such an easy dinner idea because it's all cooked in the same pot! The quickest, most delicious pasta dinner you will ever make!
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Italian
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 382


  • 4-1/2 cups water
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 pound farfalle (bow tie) pasta
  • 1 pint cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1/2 cup basil leaves , packed
  • 3 garlic cloves , minced
  • salt and fresh ground pepper , to taste
  • 1-1/2 cups part skim shredded mozzarella cheese
  • balls of fresh mozzarella cheese and fresh basil leaves for garnish (optional)


  • In a stockpot, combine water, olive oil, pasta, halved tomatoes, basil leaves, garlic, salt and pepper.
  • Cook over high heat and bring to a boil.
  • Reduce heat to a simmer and continue to cook for 11 to 12 minutes, or until pasta is thoroughly cooked and water reduced. Stir occasionally.
  • Remove from heat and let stand 2 minutes.
  • Stir in shredded mozzarella cheese; stir until thoroughly combined.
  • Taste for salt and pepper; adjust accordingly.
  • Garnish with balls of fresh mozzarella cheese and fresh basil leaves.
  • Serve immediately.


Inspired by Damn Delicious
Nutrition Facts
One Pot Caprese Pasta
Amount Per Serving
Calories 382 Calories from Fat 81
% Daily Value*
Fat 9g14%
Saturated Fat 2g10%
Cholesterol 5mg2%
Sodium 75mg3%
Potassium 360mg10%
Carbohydrates 60g20%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 13g26%
Vitamin A 535IU11%
Vitamin C 18.8mg23%
Calcium 106mg11%
Iron 1.6mg9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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