It has been an exciting week filled with delicious recipes from SOS! The Six O’Clock Scramble by Aviva Goldfarb. The recipe below is light and refreshing after a day spent playing outdoors, and can be pre-made the day before should you wish to bring it to a summer BBQ or pack it into a cooler as you head to the beach!

Lemon-Basil Summer Pasta Salad

by Aviva Goldfarb


1 package (16 oz) farfalle pasta

6 plum tomatoes, seeded and diced

1 lemon, juice only

1/4 cup olive oil

1 teaspoon mashed garlic cloves (1-2 cloves)

3/4 – 1 teaspoon salt, to taste

8 oz. fresh mozzarella, diced


In a large pot of salted water, cook the pasta according to package directions until it is al dente. Drain and rinse teh pasta with cold water to cool.

Meanwhile, in a large serving bowl, combine the remaining ingredients. Add the cooled pasta, toss, and chill for up to 24 hours, or serve it immeidately. Enjoy!

If you like this recipe, don’t forget to enter the SOS! The Six O’Clock Scramble to the Rescue Giveaway on Tiny Green Mom!

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