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Strawberry Caprese Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette

This is a quick and easy way to use the fresh strawberries of the season. Enjoy the freshness of a Caprese pizza in a strawberry salad by substituting strawberries for the usual tomatoes. Delicious!
Course Salad
Cuisine American
Keyword caprese, strawberries
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 5
Calories 228 kcal
Author Denise Wright (MyLifeCookbook.com)

Ingredients

  • 4 cups romaine lettuce, chopped
  • 1/4 cup cucumber slices
  • 6 strawberries, diced and sliced
  • 4 oz fresh mozzarella cheese, chopped cubed
  • 1/4 cup basil leaves, chopped

Balsamic Vinaigrette

  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper

Instructions

  1. Chop the lettuce toss with the cucumber, strawberries and basil.
  2. Sprinkle the cheese on top.

  3. Whisk together the vinegar, Dijon mustard, garlic, salt and pepper.
  4. Spoon dressing over salad or individual plates.
  5. Add grilled chicken if you want to make it more of a meal.

Recipe Notes

The nutritional information for 1 serving of this salad is:

228 cals / 20.3g fat / 5.9g carbs / 1.6g fiber / 5g protein = 4.3g net carbs