Caprese Salad with Soybean Walnut Pesto Vinaigrette

Caprese Salad with Soybean Walnut Pesto Vinaigrette

"The neutral flavor of soybean oil allows the fresh ingredients of Caprese Salad drizzled with pesto to shine. This simple ‘n' easy dish is a crowd pleaser!"
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15 m servings
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  1. Soybean Walnut Pesto: Pulse basil, walnuts, cheese, soybean oil, lemon juice and garlic in food processor until blended. Place in small bowl. Cover and refrigerate.
  2. Caprese Salad: Combine 2 tablespoons Walnut Soybean Pesto, soybean oil and vinegar in small bowl.
  3. Slice tomatoes and cheese into 1/4-inch thick slices. Layer tomatoes and cheese on serving plate. Drizzle pesto vinaigrette. Sprinkle with fresh basil leaves, salt and pepper.

Footnotes

  • Nutrition Per Serving: 180 Calories, 12g Protein, 6g Carbohydrate, 1g Fiber, 12g Fat, 4g Sat. Fat, 0g Trans Fat, 15mg Cholesterol, 290mg sodium

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This is a very good recipe. I have made salad similar to this in the past, but the pesto in this one gives it that extra special zing. One very important thing is to be sure you buy FRESH mozz...

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