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Mediterranean Delight Pasta Salad

A light, savory and slightly sweet pasta salad great for sharing or packing for lunch.
Course Lunch/Dinner
Cuisine Italian
Keyword Caprese Pasta Salad, Pasta Caprese
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 10 servings
Calories 539kcal
Author Heather


  • 16 oz pasta of choice
  • 3/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 4 lg garlic cloves *crushed or minced
  • 3 oz sun-dried tomatoes
  • 2 8.5 oz can artichoke hearts *drained & cut in half
  • 12 oz jar kalamata olives *drained
  • 16 oz sugar plum or cherry tomatoes *cut in half
  • 16 oz mozzarella *either balls or cut into squares
  • 10-14 large basil leaves *julienned


  • In a large stock pot pan bring heavily salted water to a boil and cook noodles to al dente, following the directions on the package.
  • While noodles are cooking whisk together olive oil, balsamic and garlic in a large mixing bowl. Add sun-dried tomatoes and artichoke hearts.
  • Once cooked, drain pasta and add immediately to mixing bowl. Stir well. Let noodles cool for approximately 20 mins or until room temperature.
  • While noodles are cooling prepare sugar plum tomatoes, basil and olives- add to noodles once cooled to room temperature. Add mozzarella, stir well.


*Please use as many organic ingredients as possible.*
Preparation time does not include cooling time before adding tomatoes, cheese and basil.


Calories: 539kcal | Carbohydrates: 45g | Protein: 18g | Fat: 33g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 36mg | Sodium: 844mg | Potassium: 563mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 892IU | Vitamin C: 10mg | Calcium: 274mg | Iron: 2mg