Capellini Caprese

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4 servings, 2 cups (500 mL) each

Capellini pasta tossed with the classic combination of tomatoes, mozzarella and basil - lots of bold, fresh flavours from such a simple dish.

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  • Cook pasta as directed on package, omitting salt.
  • Meanwhile, heat dressing in large nonstick skillet on medium-high heat. Add onions and garlic; cook and stir 2 min. Add tomatoes; cook 5 min. or until heated through, stirring occasionally.
  • Drain pasta. Add to tomato mixture; toss to coat. Sprinkle with cheese and basil.


Prepare using cherry tomatoes or 3 chopped regular tomatoes.

Special Extra

Add 1 lb./450 g cooked chicken strips with the tomatoes.


Prepare using regular capellini, or regular or whole wheat spaghetti.


  • 4 servings, 2 cups (500 mL) each

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Nutrition Bonus

This delicious dish, made with better-for-you products, can be part of a healthful eating plan.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 4 servings, 2 cups (500 mL) each
Calories 300
% Daily Value
Total fat 8g
Saturated fat 2g
Cholesterol 5mg
Sodium 270mg
Carbohydrate 50g
Dietary fibre 6g
Sugars 5g
Protein 13g
Vitamin A 15 %DV
Vitamin C 30 %DV
Calcium 10 %DV
Iron 20 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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  • backstreetsarah |

  • sdougan12 |

    Added chorizo and shrimp, used a mix of shredded Italian cheese, and only had dried basil. But oh my, did we ever love it!! So easy to make too!

  • TERRIL |

    Everyone loved this dinner.