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caprese salad recipe

Caprese Salad

This recipe combines the fresh flavors of cherry tomatoes, fresh basil, fresh mozzarella, and balsamic.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Italian
Keyword Lunch, Salad
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 0 minutes
Servings 5
Calories 311kcal


  • 16 ounces fresh mozzarella cheese 2% fat
  • 1/2 cup fresh basil lightly chopped
  • 16 ounces ripe cherry tomatoes sliced in half
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 5 tablespoons balsamic reduction preprepared


  • In a medium mixing bowl, place the mozzarella, basil, cherry tomatoes, and salt. Gently stir all the ingredients.
  •  Divide the salad among 5 prep containers and then drizzle the balsamic evenly over each. (Serve in a big bowl if using it for a family dinner or party. )
  • Seal and store in the fridge until needed.


Serving: 1g | Calories: 311kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 17g | Fat: 20g | Sodium: 515mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 11g