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Bacon Caprese Salad

 Bacon Caprese Salad
In summer, I am always looking for ways to use the fresh basil and tomatoes that grow in my herb garden. This recipe combines the two flavors in a wonderful salad that you can make any time of year! —Mary Ann Turk, Joplin, MO
8 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 15 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound fresh mozzarella cheese, cut into 1/4-inch slices
  • 3 plum tomatoes, cut into 1/4-inch slices
  • 1-1/2 cups fresh baby spinach
  • 8 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled
  • 1/2 cup minced fresh basil
  • 2 green onions, chopped
  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinaigrette
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper

Directions

  • Arrange cheese, tomatoes and spinach on a large serving platter; top
  • with bacon, basil and green onions. Just before serving, drizzle
  • with vinaigrette; sprinkle with salt and pepper. Yield: 8 servings.