Fresh Mozzarella and Tomato Salad

Fresh Mozzarella and Tomato Salad

This Italian classic showcases the colors of Italy with red tomatoes, green basil sprigs and white mozzarella cheese.

Prep Time

10

Minutes

Total Time

3:10

Hrs:Mins

Makes

8

servings

4
medium tomatoes, cut into 1/4-inch slices
1/4
cup olive or vegetable oil
1
tablespoon chopped fresh basil leaves or 1 teaspoon dried basil leaves
3
tablespoons red wine vinegar
1
tablespoon water
1/8
teaspoon salt
3
drops red pepper sauce
2
large garlic cloves, finely chopped
8
ounces fresh mozzarella cheese, sliced
Salad greens, if desired
  1. Place tomatoes in glass or plastic dish.
  2. Shake remaining ingredients except cheese and salad greens in tightly covered container. Pour over tomatoes.
  3. Cover and refrigerate, turning occasionally, at least 3 hours to blend flavors. Layer tomatoes alternately with cheese on salad greens.
Makes 8 servings
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Health Twist
Slash fat grams by decreasing the oil to 2 tablespoons and adding 1 tablespoon water.
Purchasing
Fresh mozzarella is a soft white cheese with a mild, delicate flavor. Find it in Italian markets, cheese shops and some supermarkets.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 150
    • (Calories from Fat 110 ),
  • Total Fat 12 g
    • (Saturated Fat 5 g,),
  • Cholesterol 15 mg;
  • Sodium 190 mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 4 g
    • (Dietary Fiber 1 g,
  • Protein 8 g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 Vegetable;
    • 1 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.