Tomato basil mozzarella salad

Tomato basil mozzarella salad

Tomato basil mozzarella salad is one of those classic dishes that never lose their popularity. The secret of the enduring success of this simple but very appetizing dish lies not only in the amazingly balanced combination of flavors but also in the minimal number of ingredients and ease of preparation. The originality of the classic version is given by the fragrant green sauce as a dressing and an unconventional presentation.
5 from 1 vote
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Course Salad
Cuisine Italian
Servings 1 people
Calories 456 kcal

Equipment

  • 1 blender
  • 1 knife
  • 1 chopping board
  • 1 tablespoon

Ingredients
  

  • 250 g tomato cherry
  • 150 g mozzarella cheese
  • 1 bunch basil
  • 3-4 tbsp olive oil
  • clove garlic
  • 1 tbsp pine nuts
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 pinch pepper

Instructions
 

  • Prepare the necessary ingredients.
    Ingredients for tomato basil mozzarella salad
  • Wash the cherry tomatoes and cut them in halves.
    250 g tomato
    Cherry tomatoes
  • Hand tear the mozzarella balls into small pieces.
    150 g mozzarella cheese
    Mozzarella cheese
  • Prepare the dressing. Pour olive oil over most of the basil leaves, add a little salt, nuts, and sliced garlic.
    1 bunch basil, 3-4 tbsp olive oil, ⅓ clove garlic, 1 pinch salt, 1 tbsp pine nuts
    Sauce pesto cooking
  • Blend everything until smooth. If necessary (if the sauce is too thick), you can add a little cold boiled water.
    Pesto sauce
  • Assemble the salad. Cover the bottom of the plate with the sauce, on which lay out pieces of mozzarella.
    Sauce pesto and mozzarella cheese
  • Randomly place the cherry tomato halves between the mozzarella. Final touches: lightly salt the salad, pepper to taste, and garnish with fresh basil leaves. Bon appétit!
    1 pinch pepper, 1 pinch salt
    Tomato basil mozzarella salad

Nutrition

Calories: 456kcalCarbohydrates: 11gProtein: 30gFat: 36gSaturated Fat: 11gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 54mgSodium: 522mgPotassium: 569mgFiber: 2gSugar: 6gVitamin A: 1281IUVitamin C: 57mgCalcium: 570mgIron: 2mg

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