Cherry Tomato and Mozzarella Salad

This version of the classic tomato and mozzarella salad uses cherry tomatoes which are tossed with small balls of mozzarella, basil and olive oil.


Makes 8 appetizer servings

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Nutritional Information

Calories 140
Caloriesfromfat 71 %
Protein 6.9 g
Fat 11 g
Satfat 5 g
Carbohydrate 4.3 g
Fiber 1.4 g
Sodium 123 mg
Cholesterol 25 mg


4 cups (1 1/4 lb.) Sweet 100 or Sungold cherry tomatoes (or a mixture), rinsed and stemmed
8 ounces small balls fresh mozzarella cheese (often labeled bocconcini), drained
1/2 cup loosely packed fresh basil leaves, rinsed
About 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
Coarse sea salt


Cut cherry tomatoes in half with a sharp knife. Cut bocconcini in half. Tear basil leaves into small pieces. In a bowl, gently mix cherry tomatoes, mozzarella, and basil. Drizzle with 2 tablespoons olive oil and sprinkle lightly with salt; add more oil and salt to taste.