Fresh Mozzarella Salad

Lynnda Cloutier


This is a little different from the traditional mozzarella salad. The cheese is breaded to give it a crunchy texture.

★★★★★ 1 vote


1 lb. fresh mozzarella
2 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
1 cup bread crumbs
1/4 cup ground nuts
3 cups mixed fresh salad greens
1 tbsp. balsamic vinegar
3 slices prosciutto, chopped
1/2 cup kalamata olives
1/2 cup chopped fresh tomato


1Preheat oven to 425.
2Cut mozzarella into eight 1/2 inch thick slices. Marinate in olive oil for 1 to 2 minutes.
3Mix bread crumbs and ground nuts. Dredge marinated cheese slices in bread crumb/nut mixture. Put on baking sheet. Bake for 3 to 4 minutes or til warm.
4Put salad greens in a bowl and toss with vinegar. Put salad greens on plates. Top with warm mozzarella and garnish with prosciutto, olives and tomatoes. Makes 4 servings.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Salads