Caprese Salad
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Caprese Salad

This quick and simple salad is always a big hit at our summer barbecues! Have this salad as a side dish or with a slice of fresh rustic bread. So yummy!
5 from 1 vote
Total Time 20 minutes
Course Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine Italian
Servings 10
Calories 609.32 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 1/2 lb cherry tomatoes (halved)
  • 48 oz marinated mozzarella balls (4 12 oz containers)
  • 1 cup basil (roughly chopped)
  • 1 tbsp olive oil (extra virgin)
  • Italian seasoning (I used McCormick's Italian herb grinder)
  • salt
  • pepper

Instructions
 

  • Cut the cherry tomatoes in half. Very small tomatoes can stay whole. Transfer to a bowl.
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  • Roughly chop the basil and add to tomato mixture.
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  • With a slotted spoon, add the marinated mozzarella balls to the mixture.
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  • Add olive oil, then add Italian seasoning, salt, and pepper to taste.
  • Mix well. Refrigerate 1 hour before serving.
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Notes

The measurements in this recipe can be easily adjusted to suit your taste. 

Nutrition

Calories: 609.32kcalCarbohydrates: 2.76gProtein: 20.12gFat: 59.9gSaturated Fat: 12.37gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.21gMonounsaturated Fat: 1.06gCholesterol: 73.48mgSodium: 470.23mgPotassium: 168.27mgFiber: 0.87gSugar: 1.8gVitamin A: 346.32IUVitamin C: 9.67mgCalcium: 399.9mgIron: 0.26mg
Keyword italian, mozzerella, salad, tomato
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