Fresh Tomato and Mozzarella Salad
I am always looking for something cool to eat during the summer months, and this Fresh Tomato and Mozzarella Salad satisfies my taste buds every time. With just a few ingredients, you will have a fresh, satisfying, and delicious salad on the table in no time flat!
Tomatoes, cucumbers, onion, mozzarella pearls, avocado, and pesto sauce are the only ingredients needed for this dish. Just chop, mix, and refrigerate. Easy!
Tomato and Mozzarella Salad is a beautiful and eye-catching salad and would be perfect for a family reunion, gathering, or as a simple side dish for dinner. It makes a fascinating presentation on the table with minimal effort.
It only takes minutes to chop and mix, and if you grab your teenage daughter to help, it cuts the time in half. 🙂
Mozzarella cheese and avocado are so good together and when you add basil…I’ll just leave it at that! This goes great with just about anything-especially grilled chicken and pork. I also had this with fish and it was wonderful!
I like Basil Pesto. I use a lot of this pesto in dishes regularly. In this dish, I used the whole 8-ounce jar. YOU feel free to use less if desired. Start with 4 ounces and go from there. If you taste it and it needs more– add more. I did. YOU do the same; you are the judge.
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Ingredients Needed for this easy and delicious salad
1 pint red grape tomatoes, halved
2 avocados, diced
1 cucumber, diced
3/4 cup red onion, diced
1 package Fresh Mozzarella Pearls (8oz)
1 small jar (8 ounces) Basil Pesto- use less if desired.
2 Tablespoons lemon juice
salt and pepper to taste
How to Make Fresh Tomato and Mozzarella Salad
1. In a large bowl, combine halved grape tomatoes, diced avocados, diced cucumber, diced onion, and Mozzarella Pearls.
2. Add Basil Pesto and lemon juice to the salad and stir well until all is combined. Salt and pepper as desired. **Remember you be the judge of how much pesto to use. Start with 4 ounces and add more if desired.
3. Refrigerate until ready to serve. Will keep for several days in the refrigerator.
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