Cucumber Caprese Salad

Cucumber Caprese Salad


Yield: 4

  •     1 1/2 cups grape or cherry tomatoes, halved

  •     1 medium cucumber, cut into quarters

  •     8 oz. fresh mozzarella, cut into chunks

  •     10-12 fresh basil leaves, torn into small pieces

  •     2 Tablespoons good quality olive oil

  •     1 Tablespoon balsamic vinegar

  •     1 garlic clove, minced

  •     Pinch of salt, pepper and sugar, to taste


  1.     In a large bowl, combine tomatoes, cucumber, mozzarella and basil leaves.

  2.  In a separate small bowl, whisk together olive oil, balsamic vinegar, garlic, salt, pepper and sugar.

  3.  Pour over the tomato-mozzarella mixture and toss.

  4. Serve immediately, or prepare up to 4 hours ahead of serving.