Caprese Salad

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Looking for a healthy, tasty way to use summer produce? Combine the flavors of the season with this easy-to-prepare salad!

gluten-free-icon.gif Gluten Free

Ingredients

  • 4 cups tomatoes, diced
  • ¾ cup fresh basil leaves, chopped
  • 1- 8 ounce container cherry-size fresh mozzarella cheese
  • ½ cup sliced kalamata olives, rinsed
  • 1 Tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1 Tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 1/2 Tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil

Directions

  1. In a bowl, gently mix the tomatoes, basil, cheese, and olives.
  2. Add garlic and drizzle with balsamic vinegar and olive oil. Allow to sit about 15 minutes, and toss again before serving. 

Serves 5

Nutrition Information
Per 1 cup serving
Calories:  227
Total Fat:  15g
   Saturated Fat:  5g
Sodium:  388mg
Total Carbohydrate:  8g
   Dietary Fiber:  2g
Protein:  9g