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Arugula Caprese Salad

Rated as 4.56 out of 5 Stars

"A twist on the typical Caprese salad. This can be a side dish or entire meal."
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10 m servings 114
Original recipe yields 6 servings


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  1. Toss arugula, tomatoes, mozzarella cheese balls, and croutons in a large bowl.
  2. Whisk basil paste into the balsamic salad dressing; pour on salad and toss to combine. Season salad with salt and black pepper, if desired.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 114 calories; 7.9 5.2 4.7 16 232 Full nutrition

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A very nice, simple and somewhat different salad. I didn’t care to add the basil pesto to the dressing, so I just cut up fresh basil, chiffonade style, and sprinkled it over the salad just befo...

Perfect. I used basil pesto that I had in the freezer for the dressing, and fresh arugula out of my garden. The man doesn't love arugula, and really only likes to eat it if I mix the greens, BUT...

Very simple and so good with this hot day!

We liked this salad better than the traditional Caprese that uses only tomatoes basil and Mozzarella. The only change I had to make was using a handful of torn fresh basil leaves for the basil...