Cherry Tomato and Lettuce Salad with Fresh Mozzarella and Croutons
A quick easy and refreshing salad is ready in ten minutes or so. Sweet and juicy cherry tomatoes, lettuce, fresh mozzarella, mushrooms and crunchy croutons are tossed with a light and tasty lemon-olive oil dressing.
olive oil, extra-virgin
salt and black pepper
torn into bite-sized pieces
cleaned and thinly sliced
pitted and sliced
preferably fresh, torn into bite-sized pieces
store-bought or homemade
In a small bowl, whisk together olive oil, lemon juice, garlic, parmesan, mustard, salt and black pepper to taste until well blended. Set aside.
In a large mixing bowl, add lettuce, cherry tomatoes, mushrooms, black olives and mozzarella cheese.
Pour the dressing over, and toss until evenly coated and well combined.
Divide the salad between the two serving plates.
Top each plate with croutons and serve.