Tomato, Basil and Mozzarella (Caprese) Salad

Serves 4

 

Ingredients

 

Salad

  • 4 medium Italian plum (Roma) tomatoes, cut into eight slices each
  • 2-ounces part-skim mozzarella cheese, cut into 16 small, thin slices
  • 16 medium fresh basil leaves
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper

Dressing

  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons frozen unsweetened apple juice concentrate, thawed
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 medium garlic glove, minced

Directions

 

  1. Whisk together dressing ingredients. On each salad plate, arrange eight overlapping tomato slices. Tuck four mozzarella slices and four basil leaves between the tomato slices on each plate as follows: tomato slice, mozzarella slice, tomato slice, basil leaf. Repeat until complete. Drizzle with vinaigrette. Sprinkle with pepper. 

 

Nutrition Facts

 

Calories: 70

Total fat: 1.5 g

Saturated fat: 0 g

Cholesterol: 9mg

Sodium: 153 mg

Carbohydrates: 10 g

Fiber: 1 g

Sugar: 3g

Protein: 5 g