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A small plate of cherry tomatoes, baby mozzarella, and basil leaves next to a large bowl of the same.
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Caprese Salad with Cherry Tomatoes

This easy Caprese Salad with Cherry Tomatoes is only 3 easy ingredients and can be made in 5 minutes. A bright and fresh side dish that is perfect for summer!
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Italian
Keyword caprese salad
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 0 minutes
0 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 85kcal
Author Erica Walker

Ingredients

Instructions

  • Rinse tomatoes and basil. Cut about half of the cherry tomatoes in half and place in a serving bowl.
    A carton of cherry tomatoes, a container of mozzarella balls, and a basil plant.
  • Cut about half of the cherry tomatoes in half and place in a serving bowl. Add mozzarella balls (marinade and all, drain lightly if desired) and stir gently until well combined.
    A mixing bowl with cherry tomatoes and mozzarella.
  • Tear basil leaves and place them over the top. Sprinkle with Kosher salt and fresh ground pepper to taste. Drizzle with balsamic glaze (optional). Serve at room temperature.
    A side-view of a large bowl of caprese salad made with tomatoes, mozzarella, and basil.

Nutrition

Calories: 85kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Sodium: 8mg | Potassium: 166mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 668IU | Vitamin C: 17mg | Calcium: 144mg | Iron: 1mg