Caprese Salad Recipe

Looking for an easy Caprese Salad recipe? Learn how to make Caprese Salad using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by josephino

Makes 6 servings



Recipe courtesy Tyler Florence Difficulty: Easy Prep Time: 10 minutes Yield: 4 to 6 servings -

Recipe Ingredients for Caprese Salad

2 vine-ripened tomatoes
1/2 pint cherry tomatoes
12 grams (1/2 bunch) fresh basil, leaves hand torn
3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
1 salt(sea salt)
1 freshly ground black pepper
24 ounces (3 balls buffalo mozzarella)

Recipe Directions for Caprese Salad

  1. Cut the large tomatoes into 6 or 8 wedges and the cherry tomatoes in half and put them into a bowl.

  2. Add the basil leaves, olive oil, and salt and pepper, to taste.

  3. With your hand, gently mix everything together and squeeze the tomatoes a bit to release some of their juices.

  4. Cut the mozzarella into bite sized chunks and add them to the tomatoes.

  5. Gently toss to blend everything together and serve immediately.

Categories

Cheese, Tomatoes, First Course, Main Dish, Salads, Side Dish, Italian, Mediterranean, No Cook, Vegetarian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 188.1g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
396
Calories from Fat
280
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
31.1g
48%
Saturated Fat
17.1g
86%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
81mg
27%
Sodium
353mg
15%
Potassium
165mg
5%
Total Carbohydrates
2.6g
1%
Dietary Fiber
0.8g
3%
Sugars
1.7g
Protein
20.8g
Vitamin A 29% Vitamin C 15%
Calcium 62% Iron 1%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
D+
  Good points
  • Low in sugar
  • High in calcium
  •   Bad points
  • Very high in saturated fat
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