Roasted Tomato Pasta with Mozzarella - For a hearty twist on the traditional Caprese salad, we mixed rotini pasta with garlic-roasted cherry tomatoes. To serve, top the Italian pasta salad with mozzarella balls and fresh basil leaves.
Seashell pasta salad with basil, tomatoes, mozzerella, and garlic. 1/2 c. extra virgin olive oil 3 garlic cloves, finely chopped or minced 3/4 t. sea salt 1/2 t. red pepper flakes 1 pt. small cherry or teardrop tomatoes (I used sugar plums) 1 lb medium seashell pasta 1/2 c. Parmesan cheese, shaved 1/2 c. thinly sliced fresh basil leaves @ Tasty Holiday Food Ideas