This Pasta Salad with Mozzarella Balls is also made with bow tie pasta, fresh spinach and tomatoes. And comes in a pre-made creamy ranch dressing that you are sure to enjoy!
This Pasta Salad with Mozzarella Balls can be made in no time at all and is great for those summer time gatherings.
Pasta Salad with Mozzarella Balls
Thankfully this recipe can feed a crowd or simple cut it in half and have enough to serve a family of four if preferred.
Now, I don’t know about you but I love salads. I like to try different kinds often and this one is up there on my top 10 favorite’s salad lists. dreaming away.
So what is Bocconcini anyway?
Well it’s a type of cheese that originates from Naples in sunny Italy. It tastes a lot like mozzarella however has a subtle yet distinct taste that works so well in this pasta salad.
This salad can be enjoyed pretty much any time of year, but I know it will be best enjoyed on those long summer nights out on the back patio! I can picture it now 🙂
You can use pretty much any type of tomatoes for this recipe, baby tomatoes work great too so just use what you have on hand.
Toss it all together in some healthy Ranch dressing and you will be enjoying a fresh pasta salad in not time at all. Also why not whip up some healthy raspberry sweet tea to enjoy alongside, see my recipe below for that!
Typically Bocconcini cheese, comes in 200 gram containers.
So if your wanting to recreate this exact recipe, it’s best to buy two of them or purchase a larger bag bocconcini if your grocery carries.
This is definitely a popular summer salad and adding your favorite creamy ranch dressing to it makes it all the better! Trust me, everyone is going to LOVE IT!
Looking for a Awesome drink recipe to serve with this salad? Try my “Raspberry sweet tea” that is made with agave nectar or honey.
Other pasta dishes you’re sure to enjoy!
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- 5 cups Bowtie pasta
- 400 grams Bocconcini pearls
- 4 cups Chopped Spinach
- 4 large Tomatoes
- 1 cup Greek Yogurt Ranch Dressing
- Season with salt and pepper to taste
- Wash and shred the spinach with your hands.
- Place into a large bowl
- Chop the tomatoes
- Add in the cheese
- Then the dressing, toss and serve.
Chill in the fridge 1 hour prior for a better experience.
Nutrition Information:Yield: 6 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 447Total Fat: 20gSaturated Fat: 9gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 10gCholesterol: 48mgSodium: 619mgCarbohydrates: 44gFiber: 6gSugar: 7gProtein: 24g
These calculations are based off Nutritionix