Creamy Caprese Pasta Recipe | Yummly

Creamy Caprese Pasta

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40Minutes
220Calories
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Ingredients

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  • 1 pound whole wheat pasta (noodles such as penne work best)
  • 1 cup pasta sauce (your favorite/tomato sauce)
  • 1/3 cup heavy cream (or half and half)
  • 1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese (freshly, + more for garnish)
  • 4 ounces fresh mozzarella (cut into cubes)
  • 1 pint grape tomatoes (I cut some in half and left some whole)
  • 1 bunch fresh basil leaves
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    220Calories
    Sodium20% DV470mg
    Fat25% DV16g
    Protein20% DV10g
    Carbs4% DV11g
    Fiber8% DV2g
    Calories220Calories from Fat140
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat16g25%
    Saturated Fat9g45%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol50mg17%
    Sodium470mg20%
    Potassium350mg10%
    Protein10g20%
    Calories from Fat140
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate11g4%
    Dietary Fiber2g8%
    Sugars7g14%
    Vitamin A30%
    Vitamin C15%
    Calcium20%
    Iron4%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

    Reviews(41)

    Renta 21 days ago
    Not bad but not particularly good either. Easy enough to make but not as good as I expected
    Olivia 2 months ago
    Easy and tasty! I think the cherry tomatoes would be better quartered, since the halves felt too big and out of place. I let it broil for the last few minutes to make sure the cheese browned on top and it turned out great.
    Alexis 2 months ago
    Easy and delicious! I doubled the recipe, only thing I’d have done differently was to make more sauce!
    Lisa Midwood 2 months ago
    Great recipe. Substituted dried basil as I couldn't get fresh and added some olives. Kids loved it!
    Latrece Williams 5 months ago
    delicous and easy! definitely will make again!
    nayyy 8 months ago
    Loved it!! Cheese lover so a new go to! Simple and Easy!
    katie s. 10 months ago
    it was pretty tasty, needed about half the amount of pasta and double the sauce though
    MasterLineCook a year ago
    My family loved it. A little dry for me.
    Julian a year ago
    So good! I wish I would have put some spinach in as well!
    C a year ago
    Excellent recipe! Super easy to make--I followed the instructions fairly closely, and it turned out great!
    Sacha Mash a year ago
    instead of putting it in the oven I let it simmer for 15 minutes. i also added chicken fillets in and it was so delicious.
    Farah a year ago
    Delicious, I make this whenever I crave pink pasta. I added chicken for a source of protein.
    Naimeh Galley a year ago
    super great, added some chicken to it and it turned out wonderful. next time i’ll try it without baking it (:
    Sarah a year ago
    I wouldn't have baked it. Prefer the freshness of slightly melted cheese, tomatoes and basil.
    I was short on Mozarella by about 200 g; used extra Parmesan instead...very delicious recipe 😋...added some chicken pre-fried and seasoned with lemon pepper, garlic powder, salt and black pepper. This one’s a must try 😊👍👌
    Smith a year ago
    Turned out great. A delicious and filling dinner. Easy and quick for a weeknight meal.
    Jennifer Bailey a year ago
    Turned out great! Easy recipe and the kids loved it. Added some grilled chicken to the mix too.
    Sam a year ago
    It was very delicious, my picky 9 year old ate it without complaining. I added twice the sauce and cream trying to avoid how pasta dries out when baked, it was still dry. I think next time I'll just mix it on the stovetop and serve.
    Virginia W. 2 years ago
    Made it twice in a week. Simple and delicious!!
    Henrique Moisés 2 years ago
    Very delicious and cheesy
    I added red onion, garlic and chicken! It was awesome! :)
    Mandy 2 years ago
    I added grilled shrimp and it was perfect!
    Robin 2 years ago
    Really good! Simple and makes a ton. Next time I want a lighter sauce to get more of a “caprese” flavor to it. Will make again
    Brittany S 2 years ago
    Its alright. I would add more sauce next time if I made it.
    Yussuf Cookaine 2 years ago
    I followed the recipe and it was a bit dry in the end, but delicious either. Maybe the number of raise the amount of pasta sauce and heavy cream, or replace the heavy cream with coconut milk that’s healthier
    Hi, Jabril 2 years ago
    You will need MUCH more than 4 oz of mozzarella. I got 8 oz and still didn’t have quite enough to cover the entire dish.
    Rob 2 years ago
    Didn’t expect it to be so good!
    Tanya 2 years ago
    It was amazing. Couldn’t believe my kids like it.
    Christine 2 years ago
    Made it for the family and they absolutely loved it! The only thing I changed, was adding Italian sausage to it for some protein. Will definitely be making again!
    Adrienn Soltész 3 years ago
    My husband loved it!

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