Caprese Salad With A Twist

4
Servings
15m
Prep Time
15m
Cook Time
30m
Ready In


"From our weekday newspaper The West Australian. Times are estimated."

Original recipe yields 4 servings
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Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (294.2 g)
  • Calories 723.1
  • Total Fat - 40.2 g
  • Saturated Fat - 7 g
  • Cholesterol - 20.8 mg
  • Sodium - 302.1 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 82 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 9.5 g
  • Sugars - 18.2 g
  • Protein - 12.6 g
  • Calcium - 170.3 mg
  • Iron - 2.8 mg
  • Vitamin C - 25.1 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.3 mg

Step 1

Cook pasta in a saucepan of boiling, salted water until tender and then drain and rinse under cold water and then drain well.

Step 2

Meanwhile, to make spinach pesto, place spinach, basil, garlic, parmesan, pine nuts and juice in a food processor and process until coarsely chopped and then with motor operating, add oil in a slow, steady stream until combined and then season with salt and pepper to taste.

Step 3

Combine pasta, tomatoes, bocconcini, basil and spinach pesto in a large bowl and toss to coat.

Step 4

TIP - this salad can be served as a side dish. Any shape3d pasta can be uswed - try bowl tie or fusilli. Spinach pesto is best made on the day of serving, as it will darken on standing overnight.

Tips & Variations


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