Barilla, an Italian multinational food company, offers a tasty and easy to make recipe: pasta salad with mozzarella, zucchini and basil. The sauce is the main link between the pasta and the rest of the salad ingredients.

The recipe for pasta salad with mozzarella is easy to prepare, delicious and even kids of all ages love it. Also, you could make it for lunch, dinner, or for guests!

Ingredients for 4 servings:

For the sauce:


  1. Boil a pot with water to cook the pasta. Add some salt and the pasta and cook for around six minutes.
  2. Prepare the sauce: Mix the olive oil, balsamic vinegar, honey, garlic, salt, and pepper in a jar.  Taste and balance flavors if necessary.
  3. Mix the pasta with the sauce ingredients.
  4. Take the zucchini and slice it into very thin strips using a peeler.
  5. Cut all of the tomatoes in half or into quarters (Whichever you prefer).
  6. Add the zucchini, cherry tomatoes, mozzarella balls, basil, and pine nuts. Mix everything together.
  7. Enjoy!
pasta salad with mozarella
Photo credit: נמרוד סנדרס
pasta salad with mozarella
Photo credit: נמרוד סנדרס

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