Tomato, Mozzarella, and Basil Salad

This is the classic caprese salad of Italy. Use fresh mozzarella cheese rather than the denser shredding variety used on pizza.

Serves: 4Hands-on: 5 minutesTotal: 5 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 3 large ripe tomatoes, sliced
  • 6 oz. fresh mozzarella cheese, sliced
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 Tbsp. balsamic vinegar
  • 10 fresh basil leaves, sliced into ribbons
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • ⅛ tsp. ground black pepper

Directions

  • On a platter, alternate layers of tomatoes and mozzarella, drizzle with olive oil, vinegar, and sprinkle with basil, salt, and pepper.

Recipe Information

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 3 large ripe tomatoes, sliced
  • 6 oz. fresh mozzarella cheese, sliced
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 Tbsp. balsamic vinegar
  • 10 fresh basil leaves, sliced into ribbons
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • ⅛ tsp. ground black pepper

Directions

  • On a platter, alternate layers of tomatoes and mozzarella, drizzle with olive oil, vinegar, and sprinkle with basil, salt, and pepper.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories180
Total Fat12g
Saturated Fat7g
Cholesterol10mg
Sodium180mg
Total Carbohydrate6g
Dietary Fiber2g
Sugars4g
Protein9g