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Pasta with Fresh Basil, Tomatoes, and Mozzarella


1 Tbs olive oil

1 yellow onion, diced

3 cloves fresh garlic, minced

7-8 Roma tomatoes, roughly chopped

1 Tbs balsamic vinegar

1/2 tsp salt

1/4 tsp pepper

large handful of fresh basil, sliced thin

1 c fresh mozzarella, cubed

1 lb. your choice pasta, cooked al dente


Saute onions in olive oil until golden and tender, about 6 minutes. Add garlic and saute 1 minute more. Deglaze pan with balsamic vinegar. Add tomatoes, sauteing for 3 minutes. Season with salt and pepper. Turn heat to low. Toss tomatoes with basil and and pasta. Stir for 1-2 minutes so the juices can coat the pasta. Turn the heat off and stir in the mozzarella. You want to warm the mozzarella, not melt it. Serve immediately.

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