Caprese Salad
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Caprese Salad

An easy caprese salad with balsamic vinegar that tastes like summer. Keto and low carb, this is one of my favorite summer lunches.
Course Salad
Cuisine Italian
Keyword mozzarella, tomatoes
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 0 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 216kcal
Author Vered DeLeeuw



  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard


  • 2 medium tomatoes
  • 8 oz fresh whole-milk mozzarella
  • 9 medium basil leaves
  • ½ teaspoon Diamond Crystal kosher salt (or ¼ teaspoon sea salt)
  • ¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper


  • In a small bowl, whisk the dressing ingredients with a small hand whisk until they emulsify into a smooth salad dressing. Set aside.
  • Slice the tomatoes thinly. Aim to get a total of 10 slices.
  • Using a sharp knife, slice the mozzarella thinly into 9 rounds.
  • Arrange the tomato and mozzarella slices on a platter, alternating and overlapping each other. Arrange the basil leaves on top, as shown in the photos.
  • Sprinkle the salad with salt and pepper. Drizzle with the salad dressing. Serve immediately.


Calories: 216kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Sodium: 532mg | Fiber: 1g