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Tomato-Cucumber Mozzarella Salad Recipe

Tomato-Cucumber Mozzarella Salad Recipe

I used fresh mozzarella for the first time last year and loved it. I wanted to incorporate it into as many dishes as possible and came up with this salad. It has quickly become a mainstay at my house. —Jennifer Klann, Corbett, Oregon
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling YIELD:8 servings


  • 3 medium tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 English cucumber, quartered and cut into 1/4-inch slices
  • 1 small green pepper, chopped
  • 1/4 cup thinly sliced onions
  • 12 pitted Greek olives, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh basil
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 ounces fresh mozzarella cheese, cubed


  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the tomatoes, cucumber, green pepper, onions, olives, parsley and basil.
  • 2. For dressing, in a small bowl, whisk the oil, vinegars, sugar, salt, oregano and pepper. Pour over salad; toss to coat.
  • 3. Cover and refrigerate for at least 15 minutes. Just before serving, stir in cheese. Serve with a slotted spoon. Yield: 8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 160 calories, 14g fat (3g saturated fat), 11mg cholesterol, 265mg sodium, 6g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 1g fiber), 4g protein.

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Aula User ID: 1127835 252993
Reviewed Aug. 21, 2016

"Delicious salad. I use cherry or grape tomatoes as they are easier to cut up. Will make this often!"

Loiscooks User ID: 3656565 248851
Reviewed May. 31, 2016

"Excellent salad! I will be making this again and again."

ReinaW User ID: 5847841 218266
Reviewed Jan. 19, 2015

"Love this!! Mozzarella is, I loved it even more. Try to make it at least every other week."

Jodyand joe User ID: 4832014 163198
Reviewed Aug. 21, 2013

"This was wonderful, I used fresh produce from the garden and we cleaned the bowel out at supper. Big hit! Will definitely make it again!"

cimdy User ID: 5762743 101563
Reviewed Aug. 21, 2013

"Omitted the olives and used red instead of green pepper (added sweetness). A delicious salad caprese in a bowl with the added crunch of cucumber!"

carolanne1210 User ID: 3617870 179510
Reviewed Aug. 21, 2013

"Fresh and delicious...a perfect salad for a hot summer day!"

Grammysmiles User ID: 7355084 105579
Reviewed Aug. 21, 2013

"Being raised on a farm, my mother would often make this wonderful salad on a hot summer's day. I am anxious to try it with mozzarella cheese. Can't get any better than that!"

crisjoy User ID: 4118087 160419
Reviewed Aug. 4, 2012

"Every time I make this the crowd loves it. I use all fresh veggies out of my garden when I can."

jbrough1984 User ID: 6603755 101562
Reviewed Jun. 5, 2012

"left out the olives but loved it!"

Belle2500 User ID: 645977 179489
Reviewed Jul. 26, 2010

"Recommended by my dental hygienist. Made it yesterday for a dnr. Two spoonfuls left over. Flavor is fantastic."

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