Caprese Pasta and Steak

Caprese Pasta and Steak

  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook Time: 12 min
  • Total: 22 min
  • Serving: 4 Servings

Simple flavors make delicious combinations as observed in this beef, tomato and mozzarella Caprese pasta dish.


  • 8 ounces dried large rigatoni
  • 1/2 cup homemade or purchased basil pesto
  • 1 pound flat iron or tri-tip steak, cut into 4 portions
  • 4 roma tomatoes, sliced
  • 4 ounces fresh mozzarella cheese, sliced
  • Fresh Basil Leaves to garnish


  1. Prepare the rigatoni according to package directions, drain and divide among 4 plates.
  2. In the meantime, brush the steaks with 3 tablespoons of the pesto and place in a large sauté pan over medium heat. Cook for 10 minutes, flipping once, and then cut into slices.
  3. Top the pasta with the steak, tomatoes and cheese and drizzle with some pesto sauce. Garnish with the fresh basil and serve immediately.


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