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Pesto Caprese Salad. Fresh cherry or grape tomatoes, vibrant pesto sauce, creamy fresh mozzarella balls, extra-virgin olive oil, balsamic glaze, basil, and spices. A perfect summer salad recipe!

Pesto Caprese Salad

Fresh cherry or grape tomatoes, vibrant pesto sauce, creamy fresh mozzarella balls, extra-virgin olive oil, balsamic glaze, basil, and spices. A perfect summer salad recipe!

Course Appetizer, Salads, Side Dish
Cuisine Italian
Keyword caprese salad, caprese salad with pesto, pesto caprese salad
Prep Time 5 minutes
Author Modern Honey® - www.modernhoney.com

Ingredients

  • 1 pint Grape or Cherry Tomatoes
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • 8 ounces Fresh Mozzarella Balls *
  • 2 Tablespoons Pesto Sauce **
  • 2 to 3 Tablespoons Extra-Virgin Olive Oil
  • Balsamic Glaze (drizzle on)
  • Fresh Basil

Instructions

  1. Cut grapes in half. In a large bowl, add tomatoes. Sprinkle with salt. Drain fresh mozzarella and toss fresh mozzarella balls, pesto sauce, olive oil, balsamic glaze, and fresh basil into the bowl. Taste for seasoning.

Recipe Notes

  • Mozzarella balls may be called Ciliengine or Bocconcini
  • I suggest using refrigerated pesto sauce