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Mozzarella Tomato & Basil Salad

 
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Give your meal a new look by adding this simple salad that combines classic flavors of creamy fresh mozzarella, tomatoes and basil.

Yield

4

servings

Prep

15

min

Cook

0

min

Ready

15

min

Trans-fat Free, Low Carb
 

Ingredients

½ pound mozzarella cheese
fresh or buffalo if possible
½ cup basil
fresh, chopped
*
4 each tomatoes
fresh ripe beefsteak or heirloom
¼ cup vinegar
red wine or balsamic
½ teaspoon salt
½ cups olive oil, extra-virgin
good quality (more or less to taste)
¼ teaspoon black pepper
*

Directions

Slice cheese to about the same thickness you will slice the tomatoes.

Slice tomatoes.

On large platter, arrange alternate slices of cheese and tomatoes.

Sprinkle with basil.

DRESSING:

Combine vinegar, salt, pepper and olive oil in a small bowl or measuring cup.

Drizzle over tomatoes and cheese.

Let marinate at room temperature for up to 1 hour before serving.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Comments

snowbaby
Vestal, United States
 over 8 years ago

i switched out the vinegar for fresh lemon juice and seasoned w/salt, garlic & onion powder also; very delish!

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 223g (7.9 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 40780% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 36g 56%
Saturated Fat 10g 48%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 36mg 12%
Sodium 653mg 27%
Total Carbohydrate 2g 2%
Dietary Fiber 2g 6%
Sugars g
Protein 30g
Vitamin A 26% Vitamin C 26%
Calcium 46% Iron 4%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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