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Penne Salad with Tomato and Capers
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Pasta salad combined with tomato, mozzarella, and capers.

Rating:
Prep Time: 6 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Difficulty: Intermediate

Nutrition Facts

Makes 5 servings
Amount Per Serving
Calories 304.4
Total Carbs 38.0 g
Dietary Fiber 2.2 g
Sugars 3.4 g
Total Fat 11.6 g
Saturated Fat 3.7 g
Unsaturated Fat 0.6 g
Potassium 54.3 mg
Protein 12.8 g
Sodium 808.4 mg
Dietary Exchanges
1 1/2 Fat , 1 Vegetables , 1 Meat , 2 1/2 Starch
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Note: One or more ingredients from this recipe are not included in the nutritional analysis above. Either the ingredient is missing from our database or is listed as "optional" in the recipe.
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Servings
Ingredients

8 oz  dry penne pasta
2 cup  fresh cherry tomatoes
4 oz  low moisture, part skim mozzarella cheese
0 1/2 cup  chopped parsley
0.3333 cup  capers
2 tbsp  extra virgin olive oil
2 tsp  dried basil
1 each  medium garlic cloves
0 3/4 tsp  kosher salt
0 1/4 tsp  hot red pepper flakes
1 each  medium lemons
Directions
  1. Cook the pasta in according to the directions on the package.
  2. Mix the tomatoes, cheese, parsley leaves, capers, olive oil, basil leaves, garlic clove, salt, and red pepper flakes in a bowl.
  3. Grate 1/2 teaspoon lemon rind and mix in, then squeeze the juice on top.
  4. Drain pasta and rinse under cold water.
  5. Toss pasta with the tomato mixture and serve.

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