Owen's Mozzarella and Tomato Salad

Owen's Mozzarella and Tomato Salad


"A delicious salad for cheese lovers. It is also quick and easy to throw together."


30 m servings 332 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 332 kcal
  • 17%
  • Fat:
  • 25.2 g
  • 39%
  • Carbs:
  • 9.1g
  • 3%
  • Protein:
  • 18.8 g
  • 38%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 45 mg
  • 15%
  • Sodium:
  • 448 mg
  • 18%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Chop tomatoes in half, then slice finely; arrange on four plates. Trickle a tablespoon of olive oil over each serving, and sprinkle with black pepper. Lay slices of cheese over tomatoes, and strips of basil over cheese. Cover with plastic wrap, and refrigerate for 30 minutes before serving.
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Known by the Italian name of Insalata Capresse which is traditionally served as Owen's recipe indicates ~ no balsamic vinegar. The key to this dish is using FRESH ingredients. My family enjoys...

You simply *MUST* use FRESH mozzarella cheese to fully appreciate this recipe. I can't even imagine it with the bland, hard stuff you find in the dairy case at grocery stores. Fresh mozzarella...

Ate some style of this salad daily when visiting Italy. Simplify even more by using fresh Roma tomatoes for the best flavor and basil infused EVOO...simply put some fresh leaves of basil into a...

I did something a bit different with this recipe and it worked well. I diced the tomotoes and cubed the cheese. Served it in a bowl like a salad. Everyone loved it. Will make it again and ag...

Although this is called "Owens Mozzarella and Tomato Salad" most people are familiar w/ the name Tomato Caprese. We served this w/ basil pesto on the side. Will post a picture.

Call it "Owen's Salad" or call it by it's more traditional name "Insalata Caprese" - I call it just plain GOOD! Tomato and basil are a classic combination and when paired with fresh mozzarella y...

Also known as insalata caprese. Definitely throw in some balsamic vinegar and fresh cracked black pepper. Use the best quality olive oil you can.

I added 2 tbs. of balsamic vinegar. It was delicious.

My friend made this for a club gathering and there were a lot of weird looks (you don't see mozzerella sliced too often) but after they were told what it was and ventured to try it it was gone q...