Caprese Salad Recipe
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Caprese Salad Recipe

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My husband and I love this salad, but not the high prices we pay for it in restaurants. Here, we created our own version which tastes incredibly close—if not better—than any restaurant version we've tried.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 medium tomatoes, sliced
  • 1/4 cup fresh basil leaves
  • 1/2 pound fresh mozzarella cheese, sliced
  • BALSAMIC VINAIGRETTE:
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 258 calories, 19g fat (9g saturated fat), 45mg cholesterol, 164mg sodium, 9g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 2g fiber), 12g protein

Directions

  1. Arrange the tomatoes, cheese and basil on a serving platter. Whisk the vinaigrette ingredients; drizzle over salad. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Caprese Salad in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2011, p227

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Reviewed May. 31, 2014

"This was a huge hit at a party I brought it to. The only change I made was using grape tomatoes instead. I love the flavors and the fresh ingredients. It was great!"

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Reviewed Sep. 17, 2013

"Very good!"

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