Smiling Caprese Salad

Smiling Caprese Salad

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Cajun Girl 53

"This no doubt is the easiest Caprese salad I have ever made, and it will make your guest smile! It screams delicious, plus you can make ahead of time which is something we all want more of. When making, you can also add all ingredients to a large resealable plastic bag. Mix and then pour into your serving bowls/glasses. Serve in a fun type of tall stem glass like a martini glass with some crostini on the side."
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1 h servings 314 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 314 kcal
  • 16%
  • Fat:
  • 23.5 g
  • 36%
  • Carbs:
  • 11.2g
  • 4%
  • Protein:
  • 15.8 g
  • 32%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 36 mg
  • 12%
  • Sodium:
  • 364 mg
  • 15%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Nutritional Information

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Amount Per Serving
  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.


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  1. Stir tomatoes, olive oil, balsamic vinegar, and basil together in a large salad bowl; gently fold in mozzarella cheese ; season with salt and black pepper. Chill before serving.


  1. 34 Ratings

Most helpful positive review

This salad is freaking IN-sane. I had to hurry up and cover the leftovers as I almost ate the whole darn bowl on my own. Uh, YUM.

Most helpful critical review

Not my favorite recipe. I used tomatoes and fresh basil from my garden. Very bland.

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This salad is freaking IN-sane. I had to hurry up and cover the leftovers as I almost ate the whole darn bowl on my own. Uh, YUM.

Nice summer salad. Light and would go well with so many entrees. I used the fresh wet mozzarella cheese and used my judgement for the amount and used more fresh basil again using my judgement be...

This is so good!

Recipe Group selection 7/28/12. This so easy to put together and so tasty. I had some bocconcini (fresh mozzarella balls) to use up so I used them in place of the cubes of cheese. Everything ...

This one I added some Romano about good! Brings out all the flavors.

Made this for Recipe Group...YUM! Tomato salads are a summer staple in our family, so reading the ingredients I knew this would be a hit! I used grape tomatoes and white basalmic vinegar (my new...

I actually made this in to a pasta salad by adding some cooked orzo. It was awesome! I adjusted the vinegar and oil to my preference (less oil more vinegar) and it was great. Thanks

Kids loved this - especially the chunk cheese. Great idea and so easy! Thanks Cajun Girl!!!

Simply delicious! 5 stars!!

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