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Caprese Tower

Personal salad. Prep: 5 minutes.

Health JULY 2008

  • Yield: Makes 1 serving (serving size: 1 salad)

Ingredients

  • 4 (1/2-inch) slices heirloom tomatoes (about 4 ounces)
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt or kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 5 baguette slices, toasted, preferably whole wheat
  • 2 ounces fresh mozzarella cheese
  • 3–4 large fresh basil leaves
  • 1/2 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil

Preparation

1. Season the tomato slices with salt and pepper. Make a stack, alternating toasted baguette slices, fresh mozzarella slices, seasoned tomato slices, and basil leaves. Drizzle with olive oil.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 250
  • Fat: 20g
  • Saturated fat: 9g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 5g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 1g
  • Protein: 11g
  • Carbohydrate: 7g
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Cholesterol: 46mg
  • Iron: 1mg
  • Sodium: 649mg
  • Calcium: 18mg
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