Caprese Salad with Balsamic Glaze
A Caprese Salad with Balsamic Glaze is perfect for a light lunch or appetizer. It is quick and easy to prepare and a great way to use up those ripe summer tomatoes!
- 1 pound fresh mozzarella cheese, sliced
- 2-4 sliced tomatoes, depending on the size
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 2 tablespoons balsamic glaze
- 1 tablespoon fresh basil leaves, sliced
- 1/8 teaspoon salt
- 1/8 teaspoon pepper
Allow mozzarella to come to room temperature. If making glaze give an extra 15 minutes cook time plus time for it to cool.
Lay mozzarella slices on a plate.
Slice tomato with serrated knife. Layer on top of cheese slice.
Drizzle with olive oil and balsamic glaze.
Sprinkle with salt, pepper and fresh basil.
Serve salad right away. If making ahead wait to add basil, olive oil and balsamic.
Serving: 2pieces | Calories: 268kcal | Carbohydrates: 4.6g | Protein: 13.3g | Fat: 17.6g | Saturated Fat: 10.4g | Cholesterol: 76mg | Sodium: 382mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3.2g | Calcium: 261mg