Summer is perfect for firing up the grill and grilling your favorite protein. But classic summer salads like macaroni and potato salad are packed with carbs - a problem if you're watching your carbs. So this Caprese Salad with Cherry Tomatoes is here to the rescue. It's made with low-carb ingredients like cherry tomatoes, mozzarella cheese, and fresh basil leaves. And it's drizzled with an easy homemade balsamic vinaigrette. So you get to eat your cake, ahem, salad and have it too.
And it takes just 10 minutes to make this salad. First, mix cherry tomatoes, mozzarella pearls, and fresh basil leaves. Next, prepare your balsamic vinaigrette by combining olive oil, balsamic vinegar, garlic, salt, and pepper. Then drizzle your salad with the vinaigrette.
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- 2 cups Cherry Tomatoes, halved
- 4 ounces Mozzarella Pearls (~ 3/4 cup)
- 1/2 cup Fresh Basil Leaves, torn into pieces
- 1/4 cup Olive Oil
- 2 tablespoons Balsamic Vinegar
- 1 clove Garlic, minced
- 1/4 teaspoon Salt
- 1/4 teaspoon Pepper
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