Always vegetarian, often vegan

Pasta salad with tomatoes, mozzarella and basil

This pasta salad is a real summer dish, very easy and quick to make. Suitable as an evening meal but also easy to take with you for lunch or a picnic.
Voorbereiding 15 minutes
Bereiding 10 minutes
Cooling time 20 minutes
Totale tijd 45 minutes
Course: Dinner, Lunch, Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine: Italiaans
Keyword: appetizer, basil, lunch, mozzarella, pasta, side dish, tomato
Porties: 4


  • 500 gr pasta, we used penne
  • 250 gr cherry tomatoes
  • 100 gr basil
  • 1 ball mozzarella
  • balsamic vinegar, olive oil, pepper, salt


  • Cook the pasta in salted water, according to the package directions.
  • Place about half of the tomatoes with 2 tablespoons of balsamic vinegar, 2 tablespoons of olive oil, salt and pepper in a baking tin in the oven for about 10 minutes.
  • Wash the basil.
  • Cut the mozzarella into slices or use the small mozzarella balls.
  • Drain the cooked pasta and let it cool for a while.
  • Now mix the roasted tomatoes, the raw tomatoes and the pasta together. Taste and add salt and pepper to taste. If you find it too dry, use another 1-2 tablespoons of olive oil.
  • Spoon the pasta salad into the bowls and garnish with the mozzarella and basil.
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