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Caprese Salad

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This salad will boost your immune system with magnesium from the basil and stacks of Vitamin C from the tomatoes.

Caprese salad

Caprese Salad

This salad will boost your immune system with magnesium from the basil and stacks of Vitamin C from the tomatoes.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 0 minutes
Meal Type Side Dish
Cuisine Italian
Servings 2
Dietary FODMAP, Gluten-free, Keto, Vegetarian

Ingredients
  

  • 1 cup bocconcini balls
  • 300 grams cherry tomatoes
  • 2 cups fresh basil

Dressing

  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice, freshly squeezed
  • salt and pepper, to season
  • 1 garlic clove, minced (omit for FODMAP)

Instructions
 

  • Combine the bocconcini balls and cherry tomatoes in a bowl.
  • Make the dressing by adding all the ingreients in a small jar and shake well to combine.
  • Drizzle the salad with the dressing. Sprinkle with the basil leaves and serve.

Notes

Tip: Use a punnet of different-coloured cherry tomatoes for a vibrant salad. 

Nutrition (per serve)

Net Carbs: 5.9gProtein: 14.8gFat: 39gFiber: 2.5g
Keyword Basil, Tomato
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