Cherry Tomato, Mozzarella, and Basil Salad

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Cherry Tomato, Mozzarella, and Basil Salad
Cherry Tomato, Mozzarella, and Basil Salad
Tyler Sullivan

Cherry Tomato, Mozzarella, and Basil Salad

One of my refrigerator staples is this tomato, mozzarella, and basil salad, with herb salt, olive oil, pepper, and red onion. The mix is cool and refreshing and is a perfect meal, side, sandwich filling, salad-topper, or addition to just about any meal. The key is not to overpower the tomatoes with the mozzarella, letting the sweet and tangy cherry tomato taste shine through, with the salt and onion giving it a good kick.

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2
Servings
318
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 8 Ounces cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 6 Ounces fresh cherry-size mozzarella balls, quartered
  • 1 Teaspoon chopped red onion
  • 1 Tablespoon chopped basil
  • 2 Teaspoons olive oil
  • 1/2 Teaspoon herb sea salt
  • 1/2 Teaspoon pepper

Directions

Combine all of the ingredients in a bowl, mix, and put in the refrigerator to chill. Or, serve and enjoy right away!

Cherry Tomato Shopping Tip

Buying fruits in season when they are at the peak of their freshness make for great tasting food and can save you money.

Cherry Tomato Cooking Tip

Don’t throw out your overripe fruit – instead blend into a smoothie or salad dressing, add to muffin batter, bake into a cobbler, or boil down with sugar and a little lemon juice to make jam.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
24g
37%
Sugar
4g
N/A
Saturated Fat
12g
59%
Cholesterol
67mg
22%
Protein
20g
40%
Carbs
7g
2%
Vitamin A
204µg
23%
Vitamin B12
2µg
32%
Vitamin B6
0.1mg
6.4%
Vitamin C
16mg
26%
Vitamin D
0.3µg
0.1%
Vitamin E
1mg
7%
Vitamin K
20µg
25%
Calcium
447mg
45%
Fiber
2g
6%
Folate (food)
24µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
24µg
6%
Iron
0.8mg
4.6%
Magnesium
32mg
8%
Monounsaturated
9g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
0.8mg
3.9%
Phosphorus
331mg
47%
Polyunsaturated
1g
N/A
Potassium
349mg
10%
Riboflavin (B2)
0.3mg
15.6%
Sodium
539mg
22%
Zinc
3mg
18%

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