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Cook the pasta in plenty of boiling salted water according to the pack instructions. Rinse under cold water, then drain.

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Drain the mozzarella in a sieve.

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Wash and halve the tomatoes.

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Mix the pesto with the oil, vinegar, 3-4 tbsp cold water and salt and pepper to taste. Place the mozzarella in a bowl and pour over the dressing. Mix with the pasta and tomatoes.

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Drain the basil, shake dry and pick off the leaves.

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Tear the ham into strips and arrange over the salad. Serve garnished with basil.