Spaghettini con Mozzarella

Thin spaghetti with mozzarella

Preparation info
  • Serves


    • Difficulty


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Pasta Italian Style

By Patricia Lousada

Published 1991

  • About

It isn’t only pizzas that benefit from mozzarella. In minutes the cheese melts into a creamy sauce for pasta. Capers and tomatoes add their flavour to make this dish a light but tasty treat.


  • 4 firm tomatoes
  • 4 tablespoons (4 X 15 ml spoon) capers


Drop the tomatoes, one at a time, into a small saucepan of boiling water to cover. Leave for 5 seconds, remove with a slotted spoon and peel off the skin. Slice in half lengthways, squeeze out the seeds and discard. Chop the flesh into small dice, mix in a bowl with all the other ingredients except the pasta and season.

Cook the pasta ‘al dente’, drain, but not too energetically, and re