Make this cherry tomato basil salad for a dish that’s healthy and loaded with flavor! Featuring mouthwatering mozzarella cheese, fresh vegetables, and a basil oil dressing, this salad is great with an entree or by itself!
Cherry Tomato Basil Salad Recipe
Ingredients you will need:
- 1/4 cup olive oil
- 3-4 basil leaves
- Squeeze of lemon
- 1 pint cherry tomatoes, sliced in half
- 2/3 cup fresh mozzarella, cubed
- Drizzle of balsamic vinegar
- Salt & pepper
First, chop 3 or 4 basil leaves. Place most of the basil in a mixing bowl, saving some for later.
Pour 1/4 cup olive oil into the mixing bowl with the fresh basil.
Squeeze lemon juice into basil mixture.
In a separate bowl, toss together 1 pint cherry tomatoes sliced in half, 2/3 cup cubed fresh mozzarella, and the remaining sliced basil. Add salt and pepper to taste.
Drizzle basil dressing over the salad, saving more for later if you wish.
Add a splash of balsamic vinegar.
Serve and enjoy!
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Cherry Tomato Basil Salad Video Recipe
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Hi, Kristi in the Rada Kitchen, and today I’m going to make a classic cherry tomato basil salad. It’s great on its own or as an entrée.
First, make the basil oil by very finely chopping 3 or 4 basil leaves. The Rada Cook’s Knife is the perfect size to chop herbs. Mix a quarter cup of olive oil and a small squeeze of lemon with the basil. Now you’ll toss together 1 pint cherry tomatoes sliced in half, 2/3 cup cubed fresh mozzarella, and the remaining sliced basil. Add salt and pepper to taste.
Drizzle the basil oil on top along with a splash of balsamic vinegar. And there you have a delicious cherry tomato basil salad! Serve the remaining basil oil on the side. Be sure to subscribe to our YouTube channel, and visit our website at RadaCutlery.com.
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