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DIY Pasta Salad

All of ya'll have NO idea how much I LOVE pasta salad! Today's DIY is a recipe for one of my favorite pasta salads. It's a Pesto Caprese Salad, which I think anybody will enjoy! Also, it's SUPER quick to make- only 20 minutes! Let's get started!

What you'll need: -1 1/2 cups of pasta  -3 tablespoons of pesto -1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil -Extra virgin olive oil -1/4 teaspoon salt -1/4 teaspoon granulated garlic  -1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper  -1/2 cup halved grape tomatoes  -1/2 cup small (pearlini) fresh mozzarella balls  -2 leaves fresh basil leaves, finely shredded
Steps:  1. Cook the pasta. If you don't know how to do this, boil water in a large pot. Then, put the pasta in it. Sprinkle in some salt to make the pasta not sticky. 2. Drain the water from the pot using a drainer. 3. Mix pesto, olive oil, salt, granulated garlic, and black pepper in a bowl; add the pasta. Toss to coat the pasta in the sauce. Then, toss in the tomatoes, mozzarella,…