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Old July 2nd, 2008, 11:40 AM
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Bahamamomma nice to see another gardener here. What kind of beans? I like Fava beans but I was to late this year. The peppers and tomatoes are coming along nicely. The sweet 100 cherry tomatoes are starting to turn red and the basil is high. Almost time for my favorite recipe, it's a great light summer recipe I found it on (Recipezaar). Here it is:

Rigatoni Caprese Recipe
This is very easy recipe that everyone loves. It works well for picinics and potlucks. Gardners with lots of tomato and basil will love this recipe. This is another great recipe from Cooking Light.
by Chef #343888 Jimshim
30 min | 15 min prep

SERVES 4 -6

6 cups rigatoni pasta, Cooked, penne (about 3/4 pound uncooked pasta) or
ziti pasta (about 3/4 pound uncooked pasta)
4 cups plum tomatoes, chopped (about 2 1/2 pounds)
(I use sweet 100 cherry tomatoes)
1 1/2 cups fresh basil leaves, thinly sliced
1 cup fresh mozzarella cheese (4 ounces)
2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
1 tablespoon capers
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon fresh ground pepper
1 garlic clove, crushed
1/3 cup fresh parmesan cheese, grated (or Romano cheese)
Combine first 4 ingredients in a large bowl.
Combine oil, capers, salt, pepper, and garlic in a small bowl; stir well with a whisk.
Pour over pasta mixture; toss gently.
Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese; toss well.
Makes 4 Servings; Per serving 437 Calories; 18.4 grams of fat.
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