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Grape Tomato Mozzarella Salad Recipe

Grape Tomato Mozzarella Salad Recipe

Linda Haas created this fuss-free recipe after tasting something similar on a cruise. It makes a speedy and summery, light bite at home in Tenmile, Oregon. LINDA’S TIP: “To make it even lighter, use a fat-free Italian dressing.”
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 large sweet onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 medium cucumber, sliced
  • 2 cups grape tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup loosely packed fresh basil leaves, sliced
  • 4 ounces fresh mozzarella cheese, sliced
  • 1/3 cup fat-free Italian salad dressing

Directions

  • 1. Arrange the onion, cucumber, tomatoes, basil and mozzarella on salad plates. Drizzle with dressing. Serve immediately. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving equals 85 calories, 4 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 15 mg cholesterol, 224 mg sodium, 7 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 5 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 lean meat, 1 vegetable.