Tomato Basil Capers Pasta

This light and delicious pasta is sure to become a favourite! Full of fresh ingredients and simple to prepare.

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Ingredients

2 lb (907 g) Mucci Farms Sweet
  Cherry Tomatoes
, sliced in half

1 cup Naked Leaf Living Basil,
  thinly sliced or torn

5 garlic cloves, thinly sliced

½ cup extra-virgin olive oil

2 tsp. finely grated lemon zest,
  plus more for sprinkling                

4 tbsp. capers

1 tbsp. lemon juice

¼ tsp. crushed red-pepper flakes

1 lb (453 g) pasta,
  cooked al dente

8 oz (227 g) bocconcini
  balls, sliced in half

Sea salt and black pepper,
  to taste

 

Directions

· Put garlic and oil in a small saucepan and gook over medium heat until
  golden, approximately 10 minutes. Set aside.

· In a large bowl combine the tomatoes, ½ cup of basil, lemon zest, capers,
  red chili flakes and 1 tsp. salt. Mix in oil and garlic, allow it to marinate for
  30 minutes tossing occasionally.

· Cook and drain pasta, then add to tomato mixture.

· Top with remaining basil, bocconcini balls, lemon juice, and lemon zest and
  add salt and pepper to taste, and toss.

· Serve warm or at room temperature.

servings

SERVINGS:

6 - 8
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