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Fresh Mozzarella Tomato Salad Recipe

Fresh Mozzarella Tomato Salad Recipe

“It will only take you a few minutes to prepare this attractive salad and have it ready when a hungry bunch is coming in to eat,” says Regina Wood of Mackenzie, British Columbia. Basil is the finishing touch.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:6 servings


  • 3 medium tomatoes, sliced
  • 8 ounces fresh mozzarella cheese, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh basil
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper


  • 1. Alternate tomato and cheese slices on a platter. Drizzle with oil; sprinkle with the basil, salt and pepper. Serve immediately. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 204 calories, 17g fat (7g saturated fat), 30mg cholesterol, 159mg sodium, 4g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 1g fiber), 7g protein.

Reviews for Fresh Mozzarella Tomato Salad

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mamaknowsbest User ID: 5826120 233438
Reviewed Sep. 25, 2015

"Wow! This was so easy and quick. Loved by all. Used about 10 pcs of fresh basil. Also, California Olive Ranch extra virgin olive oil- spectacular. As a volunteer food editor with Taste of Home I love working with recipes that use fresh ingredients."

annrms User ID: 2649709 229653
Reviewed Jul. 16, 2015

"I served this at a buffet lunch so I cut up the cheese and tomatoes. It was simple to make and delicious!"

carl185 User ID: 3593673 96505
Reviewed Aug. 28, 2013

"How is this unlike a Caprese Salad? Seems a little disingenuous."

midgraben User ID: 6268556 67691
Reviewed Oct. 31, 2011

"i didn't have fresh and had to use dry and it still tasted great."

scarlet286 User ID: 1078473 95331
Reviewed Mar. 31, 2009

"I just cut my tomatoes and mozzarella into chunks and mixed everything together. It was yummy!"

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