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Simmer berries, basil, sugar, and water in a small saucepan until thickened and reduced by two thirds (15-25 minutes). Strain liquid and chill. Divide Prosecco among 4 glasses and top with 1-2 tsp syrup each. Garnish with a blackberry and basil leaf.

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Barilla Mezzi Rigatoni



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in 10 minutes

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They'll eat every bite. Guests will love how tomatoes, olives, herbs, and crunchy walnuts combine with the mezzi rigatoni, making every bite full of flavor!
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Hand guests this gorgeous drink to sip before dinner is served. Blackberry Basil Cocktail 1 1/2 cups blackberries
fresh basil leaves
¼ cup sugar
½ cup water
1 bottle Prosecco


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Prep ahead! Make the vinaigrette a day in advance. The day of the dinner party, just cook the pasta and stir everything together.