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This simple yet classic Caprese Pasta In A Mug is so convenient to make since its all done in the microwave! Perfect for a quick lunch in under 10 minutes or dinner option if you are eating alone. Or if are serving hungry children in a pinch this is great!
You know that child that does not want to eat what you cooked for dinner that night? Yup, I have one of those please tell me I am not alone here. I try not to make him another meal but there are some nights where I can not help it and I do not mind putting together this simple Caprese Pasta In A Mug dish for him. He loves anything with pasta.
The ingredients are ones I always have on hand and I know he will eat it. Its a win – win on those nights where I just do not have the energy to fight with the dreaded dinnertime battle.
Not lacking on flavor this delicious Caprese Pasta In A Mug is a quick take on the traditional classic in less than a quarter of the time to prep and enjoy!
Simple Caprese Pasta In A Mug
1/3 C. mini farfaille noodles
1/2 C. water
1/4 C. fresh mozzarella cheese, cut into small pieces
2 tbs. grape or cherry tomatos, diced
2 tbs fresh basil, chopped
A few drops of olive oil
salt & pepper to taste
#1. Add the mini farfaille to your mug along with the water and a few drops of the olive oil (prevents sticking).
#2. Heat the mug in the microwave for 2 minutes. Stir.
#3. Repeat step two (2) more times, stirring after each round. Be careful in handling, as the mug will get very hot.
#4. Add the fresh mozzarella, diced tomatoes and basil to the mug, stirring to mix all the ingredients together.
#5. Let cool a few minutes, add salt & pepper to taste if you wish