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Mini Heirloom Caprese Salad

  • Author: Lindsay// The Toasted Pine Nut
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Total Time: 5 mins

Description

This quick and easy Mini Heirloom Caprese Salad is not only crazy adorable, it takes five minutes to throw everything together and is perfect for summer!


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Ingredients

  • 1 pint cherry heirloom tomatoes
  • 8 oz. pearl mozzarella
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
  • couple pinches of sea salt
  • couple pinches of pepper
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh basil, plus extra for garnish

Instructions

  1. Slice the mini cherry heirloom tomatoes in half widthwise and place in a large bowl.
  2. Drain and rinse the pearl mozzarella and place in the bowl.
  3. Add the extra virgin olive oil, balsamic vinegar, salt and pepper to the bowl.
  4. Chop the basil, reserving some smaller leaves for garnish.
  5. Toss the salad and allow to sit for five minutes.
  6. I always give the salad a stir to get all the juices and dressing up from the bottom before serving.