15-Minute Pasta Salad
(Parents Magazine Aug 2010)
1 3/4 dried bow tie pasta
1 1/2 sliced strawberries
3 ozs small fresh mozzarella balls, halved
Handful fresh basil leaves (shred if large)
1/4 –1/3 cup balsamic vinaigrette
Cook the pasta according to the package directions. Drain the pasta and rinse well with cold water and drain again.
In a large bowl, toss together the pasta, strawberries, cheese, and basil. Add the dressing; toss again. Makes 6-1 cup servings.