Chopped Caprese Salad With Cucumbers

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By Carol Davis
from Silver City, NM

This is a light and delicious salad. Perfect for warm summer days. Hope you enjoy it.

Blue Ribbon Recipe

We love Caprese salad in the summer when tomatoes are at their juiciest and basil is bursting. This salad adds cucumber for a fresh twist and a little crunch. The tiny bit of olive oil and balsamic add a touch of tang. Perfect for a hot summer day. Enjoy this Caprese salad for a snack, as a side dish, or even at a picnic.

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serves 4
prep time 10 Min
method Refrigerate/Freeze

Ingredients

  •   5 oz
    grape tomatoes, chopped in half (about 1/2 of a dry pint container)
  •   1/4 c
    fresh basil, chopped
  •   8 oz
    "cherry size" mozzarella, chopped in fourths
  •   1 medium
    cucumber, peeled, seeded, and diced
  •   1 Tbsp
    olive oil, extra virgin
  •   2 Tbsp
    balsamic vinegar
  •  
    salt and pepper, to taste

How To Make

  • 1
    Prep ingredients.
  • 2
    Toss ingredients in a large bowl.
  • 3
    Keep refrigerated until ready to serve. Serve with crackers or toasted, crusty French bread.