Italian Caprese Pasta Bowl

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Italian Caprese Pasta Bowl

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes

Ingredients
  

  • 1/2 cup pasta choice- preferably whole grain
  • 1/4 cup cherry tomatoes
  • 1 oz small fresh mozzarella balls
  • a few basil leaves
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions
 

  • Pour pasta into a large bowl and pour water to cover pasta completely. Microwave for 6 min, 30 sec (or until tender). Drain when complete.
  • Slice tomatoes into fourths (optional- can also leave them whole). Chop basil (can also tear up with hands).
  • Add mozzarella balls to pasta and warm in microwave for 45 sec to melt it.
  • Add basil and tomatoes to pasta and cheese bowl, along with 1 tsp olive oil, and salt & pepper.
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