Caprese Salad

Caprese Salad
Holly Clegg

Ingredients

  • 2 Cups  sliced tomatoes or Roma tomatoes
  • 3 Ounces  fresh mozzarella cheese, sliced thinly
  • 3 Tablespoons  coarsely chopped fresh basil
  •   Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1 Tablespoon  olive oil
  • 1 Tablespoon  balsamic vinegar

This classic Italian salad is a must-have when tomatoes are at their best. Just a touch of olive oil and balsamic vinegar along with sweet, peppery basil highlights their natural flavor. And make sure to use the best mozzarella you can find. With ripe, juicy tomatoes, fresh mozzarella, and basil, this salad rocks!

Directions

In a shallow bowl or plate, layer or arrange the tomatoes, mozzarella, and basil, and season with salt and pepper, to taste. Coat with the olive oil and balsamic vinegar. Serve immediately.

Nutrition

Calories per serving:

117 calories

Dietary restrictions:

Low Carb Sugar Conscious, Kidney Friendly, Vegetarian, Gluten Free, Wheat Free, Egg Free, Peanut Free, Tree Nut Free, Soy Free, Fish Free, Shellfish Free, Alcohol Free, No Sugar Added

Daily value:

6%

Servings:

4
  • Fat 9g 14%
  • Carbs 5g 2%
  • Saturated 4g 19%
  • Fiber 1g 4%
  • Sugars 3g
  • Monounsaturated 4g
  • Polyunsaturated 1g
  • Protein 5g 11%
  • Cholesterol 19mg 6%
  • Sodium 156mg 7%
  • Calcium 138mg 14%
  • Magnesium 16mg 4%
  • Potassium 213mg 6%
  • Iron 0mg 2%
  • Zinc 1mg 5%
  • Phosphorus 109mg 16%
  • Vitamin A 79µg 9%
  • Vitamin C 11mg 18%
  • Thiamin (B1) 0mg 2%
  • Riboflavin (B2) 0mg 4%
  • Niacin (B3) 0mg 2%
  • Vitamin B6 0mg 4%
  • Folic Acid (B9) 14µg 4%
  • Vitamin B12 0µg 3%
  • Vitamin D 0µg 0%
  • Vitamin E 1mg 5%
  • Vitamin K 18µg 22%
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