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Caprese Salad

Caprese salad is a healthy summer salad, with fresh garden tomatoes, fresh basil, and fresh mozzarella cheese topped with a light and tangy Italian vinaigrette.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Italian
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 10
Calories 209kcal
Author Amee

Ingredients

For the salad

  • 2 8 ounce containers fresh Bocconcini mozzarella (bite-size mozzarella balls), drained of liquid
  • 2 pints cherry tomatoes

For the dressing

  • 2 tbsp finely chopped fresh basil leaves
  • 4 tbsp good-quality balsamic vinegar
  • 4 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove minced
  • sea salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Mix cherry tomatoes and mozzarella balls in a serving bowl
  • Whisk all dressing ingredients together and pour over tomato mixture
  • Toss to coat and serve

Nutrition

Calories: 209kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 36mg | Sodium: 296mg | Potassium: 248mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 790IU | Vitamin C: 22mg | Calcium: 241mg | Iron: 1mg