Caprese salad is the ideal appetizer for all your summer gatherings. It has a light, fresh flavor that compliments any meal, and you can have it ready in a snap. It’s so simple, yet so delightful, too!

Yield: 5 cups 

Serving size: 1/2 cup


  • 8 oz. ciliegine (cherry-sized fresh mozzarella balls)
  • 8 oz. small cherry tomatoes (ripened on the vine, are the most flavorful)
  • 10-12 fresh whole basil leaves
  • 1/4 cup of my Italian Vinaigrette


  1. Toss all the ingredients together in a bowl.
  2. Garnish with extra fresh basil leaves if desired.
  3. Store any leftovers in a covered container in the refrigerator.
1 Carb Per Serving
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