Reinvent this recipe every time you make it by varying the cheese and the herb. Try feta with oregano or dill, or queso fresco with cumin or red pepper flakes.

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine


Recipe Summary

15 mins
1 hr 15 mins


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Cut mozzarella into 1/2-inch pieces. Place pieces in a medium bowl. In a small bowl combine oil, vinegar, snipped basil, and pepper. Pour over cheese; toss gently until cheese is well-coated. Cover and chill for 1 hour.

  • If desired, serve with tomato, basil strips, and bread slices.


To make ahead: Prepare as above through step 1. Store, covered, in the refrigerator up to 3 days. To serve, let stand at room temperature until olive oil liquefies. If desired, serve with tomato, basil strips, and bread slices.

Nutrition Facts

88 calories; protein 6.9g 14% DV; carbohydrates 1.1g; exchange other carbs; dietary fiber 0.1g 1% DV; sugars 0.4g; fat 6.2g 10% DV; saturated fat 3.1g 16% DV; cholesterol 18.1mg 6% DV; vitamin a iu 155IU 3% DV; vitamin c 0.1mg; folate 2.8mcg 1% DV; calcium 223.9mg 22% DV; iron 0.2mg 1% DV; magnesium 7.6mg 3% DV; potassium 30.3mg 1% DV; sodium 175.7mg 7% DV.