Cucumber Caprese Salad

Cucumber Caprese Salad

Yield: 4


  •     1 1/2 cups grape or cherry tomatoes, halved
  •     1 medium cucumber, cut into quarters
  •     8 oz. fresh mozzarella, cut into chunks
  •     10-12 fresh basil leaves, torn into small pieces
  •     2 Tablespoons good quality olive oil
  •     1 Tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  •     1 garlic clove, minced
  •     Pinch of salt, pepper and sugar, to taste


  1.     In a large bowl, combine tomatoes, cucumber, mozzarella and basil leaves.
  2.  In a separate small bowl, whisk together olive oil, balsamic vinegar, garlic, salt, pepper and sugar.
  3.  Pour over the tomato-mozzarella mixture and toss.
  4. Serve immediately, or prepare up to 4 hours ahead of serving.

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