Caprese Salad

Caprese Salad

Summer-ripe tomatoes and fresh mozzarella need only a sprinkling of fresh herbs, salt and pepper to shine in this simple summer salad.

From EatingWell: July/August 2008
Yield: 4 servings, about 1 1/4 cups each
Active Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes

Ingredients

  1. 2 medium red tomatoes, cut into wedges
  2. 2 medium yellow tomatoes, cut into wedges
  3. 3/4 cup diced fresh mozzarella cheese
  4. 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
  5. 2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil
  6. 1/4 teaspoon salt
  7. Freshly ground pepper, to taste

Preparation

  1. Gently toss tomatoes, mozzarella, parsley, basil and salt together in a large bowl. Season with pepper.

Nutrition

Nutrition Per Serving: 88 calories; 5 g fat (3 g sat, 0 g mono); 17 mg cholesterol; 6 g carbohydrates; 5 g protein; 2 g fiber; 187 mg sodium; 444 mg potassium.

Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin C (40% daily value), Calcium & Vitamin A (20% dv).

1/2 Carbohydrate Serving

Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1 high-fat meat