Fusilli Alla Caprese Recipe-Pasta With Cherry Tomatoes And Basil Leaves

Fusilli Alla Caprese, the name sounds fancy but it’s basically a simple pasta prepared with fresh tomatoes, basil and mozzarella cheese cooked with garlic and olive oil. It’s a simple dish and can be made in few minutes and makes an amazing dinner.  Pasta Fusilli, Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Garlic, Cherry tomatoes, Salt, Whole Black Peppercorns, Basil leaves, Mozzarella cheese   200 grams Pasta Fusilli , fusili 3 tablespoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil 2 cloves Garlic , minced 1 cup Cherry tomatoes Salt , as required 1/2 teaspoon Whole Black Peppercorns , freshly ground Basil leaves , Few, roughly torn 1 cup Mozzarella cheese , grated     10   30     To begin making the Fusilli Alla Caprese recipe, firstly boil water in a pot and cook pasta as per the instructions.Drain the pasta from the water and reserve the pasta water for later use.In a wide pan, heat oil over medium heat. Add garlic and saute until fragrant for about two minutes.Add tomatoes, salt and pepper. Cook until the tomatoes become mushy. Soften them with the back of ladle and continue to cook until they make chunky style sauce.Combine the cooked pasta and tomato mixture and toss them well. Add basil leaves and mozzarella cheese. Miv everything properly.Add the reserved pasta water if the pasta is dry and it is ready to be served.Serve Fusilli Alla Caprese on its own or with Pizza Margherita for an Italian weekend dinner.