Marinated Mozzarella Tossed Salad Recipe

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Marinated Mozzarella Tossed Salad Recipe
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Marinated Mozzarella Tossed Salad Recipe

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Pam Bremson of Kansas City, Missouri shares her extra special salad made with mozzarella cheese, grape tomatoes and a flavorful homemade dressing from olive oil, balsamic vinegar and apricot nectar.
MAKES:
6 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 20 min. + marinating
MAKES:
6 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 20 min. + marinating

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons apricot nectar
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon each dried basil, oregano and thyme
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 ounces part-skim mozzarella cheese, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  • 6 cups torn romaine
  • 1 cup grape tomatoes, halved

Directions

In a small bowl, whisk the vinegar, apricot nectar, garlic, salt, basil, oregano, thyme and pepper. Slowly whisk in the oil. Add cheese cubes and toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour.
Just before serving, toss the romaine, tomatoes and cheese mixture in a large salad bowl. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Marinated Mozzarella Tossed Salad in Country Woman May/June 2006, p46

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 113 calories, 8g fat (3g saturated fat), 10mg cholesterol, 206mg sodium, 5g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 1g fiber), 6g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 lean meat, 1 vegetable, 1 fat.

  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons apricot nectar
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon each dried basil, oregano and thyme
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 ounces part-skim mozzarella cheese, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  • 6 cups torn romaine
  • 1 cup grape tomatoes, halved
  1. In a small bowl, whisk the vinegar, apricot nectar, garlic, salt, basil, oregano, thyme and pepper. Slowly whisk in the oil. Add cheese cubes and toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour.
  2. Just before serving, toss the romaine, tomatoes and cheese mixture in a large salad bowl. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Marinated Mozzarella Tossed Salad in Country Woman May/June 2006, p46

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pbozek User ID: 1309402 162354
Reviewed Jul. 6, 2010

"Is this the correct picture for this recipe? It looks good."

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