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Caprese Pasta Bake

Caprese Pasta Bake
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Serves: 4
Ingredients
  • 1 box Banza Rotini
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • ¼ cup finely chopped onion
  • 1 garlic clove, grated
  • ½ pint cherry tomatoes
  • 1-14 ounce can of diced tomatoes
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • ½ cup fresh basil, plus more for garnish.
  • 8 ounce mozzarella cheese, cut into cubes
Instructions
  1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In a large oven-proof skillet, heat olive oil over a medium heat. Add onion, garlic clove and cherry tomatoes. When onion and garlic are soft, add canned tomatoes, salt and sugar. Bring to a boil and reduce to a simmer. Simmer for 10 minutes.
  3. Add cooked pasta to sauce, add basil and half of mozzarella. Toss to combine.
  4. Top with remaining mozzarella. Place in the oven and cook until cheese is melted, about 20 minutes.
  5. Top with extra basil. Serve.

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