INGREDIENTS FOR THE SALAD :
- 8 cups shredded romaine lettuce
- 1 large tomato, diced
- 2 cups cherry or grape tomatoes--halved
- 1/4 red onion--sliced
- 8 oz fresh mozzarella cheese--diced
INGREDIENTS FOR DRESSING :
- 1/2 cup olive oil
- 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
- 1 tsp sugar
- 1 tsp Dijon mustard
- 1/2 tsp garlic powder
- salt and pepper
Ever wondered what best to quickly make and take for lunch? Maybe you don’t want to go to a restaurant and just want to prepare yourself a quick meal. Tomato mozzarella salad may be just the perfect, simple and delicious meal you can prepare for lunch at work.With just a simple and few ingredients, this salad comes together in a flash.
Tomatoes are the star of this recipe and therefore, ensure that you use ripe and fresh tomatoes to bring out the best taste of the salad. You can use grape or cherry tomatoes to prepare this salad.
Fresh mozzarella has the same texture as that of soft butter, has a delicious and delicate flavor, and pairs excellently with tomatoes.
Cheese contains considerable amounts of protein, which is an essential nutrition in building and repair of muscle tissue. Also, an ounce of mozzarella contains 18% calcium, a mineral that strengthens the bones and teeth.
You also get maximum nutrition from vegetables, when eaten raw. Cooking, steaming, and frying the vegetables depletes the nutritive value of vegetable to some extent. Therefore, salads are a excellent option if you want to get the most of vegetables.
How to Make Tomato Mozzarella Salad
Tomatoes are grown during summer and at times in spring.