The basil dressing packs a punch in this caprese salad with cherry tomatoes. Dark balsamic vinegar is traditional, but to make the color pop, white balsamic vinegar can be used in its place.

EatingWell.com, March 2022

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Credit: Photographer / Antonis Achilleos, Prop Stylist / Kay Clarke, Food Stylist / Emily Nabors Hall

Recipe Summary

active:
15 mins
total:
25 mins
Servings:
6
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Place basil, oil, vinegar, salt, crushed red pepper and garlic in a mini food processor or blender; process until combined, about 1 minute.

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  • Combine tomatoes and mozzarella in a large bowl. Toss with the dressing and let stand at room temperature for 10 minutes. Garnish with additional basil leaves before serving, if desired.

Nutrition Facts

2/3 cup
211 calories; protein 8g; carbohydrates 4g; dietary fiber 1g; sugars 3g; fat 19g; saturated fat 7g; mono fat 7g; poly fat 1g; cholesterol 27mg; vitamin a iu 1291IU; vitamin b3 niacin 1mg; vitamin c 12mg; vitamin e iu 3IU; folate 16mg; vitamin k 35mg; sodium 219mg; calcium 156mg; chromium 1mcg; iron 1mg; magnesium 14mg; phosphorus 24mg; potassium 207mg; omega 6 fatty acid 1g; niacin equivalents 1mg.
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