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.
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 15 min.

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

Directions

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

Nutritional Facts

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

  • 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
  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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Tabitha User ID: 8978137 257581
Reviewed Dec. 2, 2016

"Super fast and tasted great. I did halve the ground mustard because I wasn't sure about that, but it was delicious."

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greatwithoutgluten User ID: 6330173 123742
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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kls258 User ID: 722617 193625
Reviewed Sep. 17, 2013

"Very good!"

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