Perfect spin on regular pasta salad for hot summer nights
Boil Your box of noodles
Cut your grape tomatoes in half (if you wish)
Cut your red onion how ever you prefer it done. Either chunks, or long strips.
Chop up your fresh basil
Chop up and mince your fresh garlic
Drain, and dry off your mozzarella balls. If the pre-made balls are not available, chop up a fresh mozzarella log as best you can
Drain your pasta, and put it in a large bowl and let it cool off for a few minutes.
Add in everything you have prepared so far and give it a good stir.
Add in whatever dressing you have chosen (or just plain olive oil), and give it another good stir
add in as much garlic salt as you like, stir really well.
Top with freshly grated parm, and you're all done!