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Caprese Salad

July/August 2008

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


Caprese Salad Recipe

Makes: 4 servings, about 1 1/4 cups each

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Ingredients

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

Preparation

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

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).

Carbohydrate Servings: 1/2

Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1 high-fat meat


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