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Tomato Basil Mozzarella Salad Recipe

Tomato Basil Mozzarella Salad Recipe

Instead of tossed salad, I serve these attractive tomato and mozzarella slices, drizzled with oil and sprinkled with basil. They're especially tasty made with fresh tomatoes and basil from the garden. -Concetta Maranto Skenfield, Bakersfield, California
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min. YIELD:6-8 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 large tomatoes, sliced
  • 8 slices part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh basil

Directions

  • 1. On a large serving platter, alternate tomatoes and cheese slices. In a jar with a tight-fitting lid, combine the oil, salt and pepper; shake well. Drizzle over tomatoes and cheese. Sprinkle with basil. Yield: 6-8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 154 calories, 13 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 22 mg cholesterol, 186 mg sodium, 4 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 6 g protein.