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Grilled Pasta Packets

Grape tomatoes, red onions and basil bring springtime freshness and flavor to these Grilled Pasta Packets.
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Grilled Pasta Packets

Ingredients

Freezer Containers

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Nutritional Information

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Directions

  1. Cook pasta according to package directions, until just al dente.
  2. In a large bowl combine penne pasta, red onions, basil, oregano, garlic, salt and pepper.
  3. In a separate bowl, whisk balsamic vinegar and olive oil. Pour over salad, stirring to combine.
  4. Add mozzarella cheese to salad and stir.
  5. Divide pasta between aluminum foil, placing in the center and folding into a packet.
  6. Grill on low 10-12 minutes, shaking the packets half way through to redistribute pasta.
  7. Serve topped with tomatoes.

Freezing Directions

These directions help you cook or prepare this meal to be frozen.

Why would I want to freeze this?

  1. Cook pasta according to package directions, until just al dente.
  2. In a large bowl combine penne pasta, red onions, basil, oregano, garlic, salt and pepper.
  3. In another bowl, whisk balsamic vinegar and olive oil. Pour over salad, stirring to combine.
  4. Add mozzarella cheese to salad and stir.
  5. Divide between indicated number of gallon freezer bags, label and freeze.

Serving Day Directions

These directions help you cook or reheat this meal after it’s been frozen.

  1. Place contents of bag in the center of aluminum foil, folding into a packet.
  2. Grill on low 10-12 minutes, shaking the packets half way through to redistribute pasta.
  3. Serve topped with tomatoes.

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