Fruity Caprese Pasta Salad

Fruity Caprese Pasta Salad - A fruity twist in the classic caprese salad! Summery, refreshing, perfect for picnics. Grapes, grape tomatoes, fresh mozzarrella, arugula, basil, olive oil & balsamic |

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A twist on traditional caprese pasta salad with the addition of grapes, whole wheat pasta, and arugula. Perfect for summer picnics, barbecues, and making ahead for healthy lunches throughout the week!


  • 4 cups whole wheat rotini pasta, cooked according to package instructions
  • 3 cups arugula
  • 1 cup red grapes, halved
  • 1 cup grape tomatoes, halved
  • 1 cup fresh mozzarella, cubed
  • 1 cup fresh basil or lemon basil, sliced into ribbons
  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • Freshly ground pepper


  1. Combine first six ingredients in a large bowl and toss.
  2. In a mason jar, combine balsamic vinegar and olive oil. Shake until well combined.
  3. Top with freshly ground pepper. Serve chilled.