Caprese Pasta Salad in a serving bowl
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Caprese Pasta Salad

Choose fun pasta shapes for this easy pasta salad, a great side dish or entrée.

Prep Time:

10 mins.


4 servings


  • 8 ounces strozzapreti pasta (or other pasta in fun shapes)
  • 8 ounces small mozzarella balls (bocconcini), halved
  • 2 cups cherry tomatoes, halved or quartered
  • 2 cups baby arugula
  • 3/4 cup marinated artichoke hearts, halved
  • 1/2 cup black or green olives, pitted and halved
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons roughly chopped fresh basil
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons roughly chopped fresh mint
  • Creamy Sherry Vinaigrette


  1. Cook pasta according to package directions; set aside.
  2. Combine mozzarella, tomatoes, arugula, artichoke hearts, olives, basil and mint in a large bowl and toss with the vinaigrette. Add pasta and mix well.
  3. Cover and let stand for at least 1 hour to marinate before serving. Serve at room temperature.
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