Caprese Salad with Fresh Mozzarella and Tomatoes

Caprese Salad with Fresh Mozzarella and Tomatoes

Serves 5

The freshness of your ingredients — heirloom tomatoes, mozzarella balls and basil — makes this simple salad divinely delicious. Ideal for late summer gatherings with friends or as a light weekend lunch with rustic bread and wine.

Ingredients: 
  • 5 large heirloom tomatoes
  • 1/2 pound fresh mozzarella balls, (about 2)
  • 1/2 bunch fresh basil
  • 4 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons dry white wine
  • 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
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Method: 

Slice tomatoes into rounds. Drain fresh mozzarella, slice into rounds, and set aside. Wash and dry basil. Alternating layers, arrange tomatoes, whole basil leaves, and fresh mozzarella on a plate. In a medium bowl, whisk together lemon juice and wine. Slowly whisk in olive oil. Season with salt and pepper. Drizzle over tomatoes and mozzarella and let sit 10 minutes before serving.

Nutritional Info: 
Per Serving:250 calories (160 from fat), 18g total fat, 7g saturated fat, 25mg cholesterol, 310mg sodium, 10g carbohydrate (2g dietary fiber, 5g sugar), 14g protein
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