Tomato, Cucumber & Mozzarella Salad

Sometimes a few fresh ingredients make the best dishes.  Even though it’s technically not summer yet, it still feels like summer, and this Tomato, Cucumber & Mozzarella Salad is perfect with any sort of BBQ or grilled dish.  This salad is simple, but so delicious, especially when your ingredients are fresh.  A little Italian olive oil, balsamic vinegar, sea salt, and cracked fresh pepper and this salad is good to go.  Enjoy!

What is your favorite summer salad?

Ingredients:

  • 5 medium plum tomatoes, halved lengthwise, and cut into small wedges
  • 1/4 red onion, finely diced
  • 1 Kirby cucumber, sliced
  • 8 oz. fresh mozzarella cheese, roughly chopped into chunks
  • A generous drizzle of extra-virgin olive oil, about 2 tablespoons
  • A splash of balsamic vinegar
  • Sea salt and cracker pepper for seasoning
  • 2 tbsp fresh basil, chopped

Directions:

  1. Toss the tomato, onion, cucumber, and mozzarella with olive oil and balsamic vinegar.  Season liberally with sea salt and pepper and top with fresh basil.

Yield:  4 servings

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9 Comments

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9 responses to “Tomato, Cucumber & Mozzarella Salad

  1. What a fabulous recipe looks delicious.

  2. I just made something similar, minus the cucumber although I have made that version in the past. It definitely means summer has arrived when you can have fresh tomato salads.

  3. this is summer food at its best – simple, delicious and elegant!
    Mary x

  4. Nami | Just One Cookbook

    This sounds refreshing and delicious! I noticed that there are not too many salads that include cucumbers (when I blog hop) and it’s one of my favorite veggie, so I’m glad to see this one. Simple and easy – perfect week night or BBQ salad!

  5. This salad looks soooo good and perfect for summer. I love salads with tomatoes and cucumbers, yum!!! 🙂

  6. Food Stories

    Thx for connecting with me on foodbuzz. I just subscribed to your blog feed and can’t wait to see what your next post will be!

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