10 mins
10 mins
Serves 6

Blistered Tomato & Marinated Mozzarella Pasta

This easy gluten-free pasta inspired by the flavours of a Caprese – with broiled blistered tomatoes and basil-marinated mozzarella – is a crowd-pleasing dish that everyone will love.
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  • 1 pkg Italpasta Gluten Free Fusilli
  • 1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil, divided
  • 1/2 cup packed fresh basil, thinly sliced, divided
  • 4 tsp red wine vinegar
  • 2 cloves garlic, grated
  • 1 tsp salt, divided
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 8 oz fresh mozzarella cheese, torn into pieces
  • 1 lb cherry tomatoes
  • 2 tbsp toasted pine nuts


  • Preheat broiler. Cook pasta according to package directions; drain well. Set aside.
  • Meanwhile, in bowl, stir together 1/4 cup (60 mL) olive oil, half of the basil, vinegar, garlic, half of the salt, and pepper; add mozzarella, tossing until well coated. Let stand for 10 minutes.
  • In separate bowl, toss together cherry tomatoes, and remaining olive oil and salt. Broil for 2 to 3 minutes or until skins are blistered and tomatoes are tender; set aside.
  • In bowl, toss pasta with broiled tomatoes until well coated. Stir in marinated mozzarella. Sprinkle with pine nuts and remaining basil.
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Substitute red wine vinegar with balsamic vinegar or glaze if preferred.

Nutritional Analysis

Calories: 450kcalCarbohydrates: 50gProtein: 12gFat: 23gSaturated Fat: 7gCholesterol: 30mgSodium: 630mgFiber: 2gSugar: 2g