Cucumber Caprese Salad

Prep Time:

10 minutes

Cook Time:

0 minutes

Serves:

8 servings

Nutrition:

Servings

Ingredients

  • 1 English cucumber

  • 8 oz fresh mozzarella pearls, drained

  • 2 c grape tomatoes

  • 1/3 c fresh chopped basil

  • 1/3 c balsamic vinaigrette

Preparation

Step 1

Slice the cucumber in half lengthwise, then slice in half again. Chop into bite sized pieces.


Step 2

Cut tomatoes in half.


Step 3

Combine the cucumber, mozzarella pearls and tomatoes in medium mixing bowl.


Step 4

Add the basil and balsamic vinaigrette, stirring gently.


Step 5

Serve immediately or refrigerate until ready to serve.


VARIATIONS

  • Add sliced red onion

  • Use any type of cucumber or tomatoes

  • Add 2 Tbls basil pesto

  • SuBstitute balsamic glaze for the vinaigrette

  • Add chopped avocado


NUTRITION

1 serving: 103 calories, 7 g fat, 3 g saturated fat, 18 mg cholesterol, 243 mg sodium, 4 g carbohydrates, 1 g fiber, 3 g sugar, 6 g protein.