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.


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

How to Make Fresh Mozzarella Salad


  1. Preheat oven to 425.
  2. Cut mozzarella into eight 1/2 inch thick slices. Marinate in olive oil for 1 to 2 minutes.
  3. Mix 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.
  4. Put 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.

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About Fresh Mozzarella Salad

Course/Dish: Other Salads

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