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Crisco Mediterranean Salad

Prep time 15 mins
Yield Serves 4-6
Lighten up your summer salads with Crisco® 100 % Extra Virgin Olive Oil.

Ingredients

  • SALAD:
  • 1 pint grape tomatoes, halved
  • 6 ounces Bocconcini (small fresh mozzarella balls), drained
  • 1 paper thin slice proscuitto ham, finely chopped
  • 1/3 cup pitted kalamata olives, drained
  • 1 tablespoon capers, drained
  • DRESSING:
  • 1/4 cup white wine vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 pinch sugar
  • 3/4 cup Crisco® 100 % Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 2 tablespoons chopped chives
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh oregano

How to Make It

  1. PLACE grape tomatoes, bocconcini, proscuitto, olives and capers in large bowl.

  2. WHISK together white wine vinegar, mustard, black pepper and sugar in small bowl. Slowly add olive oil in a steady stream, whisking while pouring. Whisk until dressing is well blended. Whisk in chives and oregano. Pour dressing over salad. Gently toss to combine.

  3. REFRIGERATE, covered, several hours or overnight to allow flavors to develop, stirring occasionally. Season with additional black pepper if desired.

  4. TRANSFER tomato mixture to a serving bowl using a slotted spoon. Garnish with fresh oregano sprigs, if desired. Serve.

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  6. TIP: Using a mixture of red and yellow grape tomatoes adds variety and interest.

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