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5 from 3 votes

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!
Prep Time5 mins
Course: Appetizer, Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine: Italian
Servings: 6
Calories: 268kcal
Author: Bobbie Blue

Ingredients

  • 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

Instructions

  • 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.

Nutrition

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