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Caprese Salad

Easy Caprese Salad

Nothing beats a Caprese Salad made with cherry tomatoes, fresh mozzarella, sweet basil and a homemade garlic balsamic dressing! The perfect salad all year long.
Course Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine Italian
Keyword caprese salad, caprese sald recipe
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 539kcal
Author Lauren Brennan


  • 1 plastic container of washed baby greens any kind {about 6 cups}
  • 1 lb. Bocconcini drained, patted dry and halved {baby mozzarella balls}
  • 1 lb. grape tomatoes washed and halved
  • 12 large basil leaves chopped
  • cracked black pepper to taste

for the dressing-

  • 1 clove garlic grated
  • 4 teaspoons dijon mustard
  • 4 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 7 tablespoons olive oil
  • salt & pepper to taste


  • Place baby greens onto a serving platter. Top with bocconcini, tomatoes, basil, and pepper.
  • Measure all ingredients for dressing into a small jar with tight-fitting lid. Shake and drizzle over salad. Serve immediately.



Calories: 539kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 21g | Fat: 49g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Cholesterol: 40mg | Sodium: 147mg | Potassium: 286mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 1010IU | Vitamin C: 16mg | Calcium: 424mg | Iron: 0.6mg