Recipe: Cherry Tomato Caprese Salad

Recipe for cherry tomato caprese salad

Recipe for cherry tomato caprese saladWe asked chef and food blogger extraordinaire, Jad of New South Food Company to come up with a menu to serve guests on a moments notice!

Cherry tomatoes are a mainstay in many refrigerators and with the addition of mozzarella balls and fresh cut basil from the garden, it’s easy to turn this juicy, flavorful ingredient into a delightful side dish!

Recipe: Cherry Tomato Caprese Salad
Cuisine: Italian
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  • 1 pint cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 4 oz fresh basil leaves, rough chop
  • 8 oz fresh mozzarella balls
  • 3 tbs balsamic vinegar
  • 3 tbs extra virgin olive oil
  • kosher salt and fresh cracked black pepper to taste
  1. Toss all ingredients together and season with salt and pepper to taste.

Jad received a Ballard Designs gift certificate for this partnership. His opinions are all his own:

Find more of Jad’s delicious Southern recipes on his blog, New South Food Company, or browse more recipe ideas on How to Decorate.

Caroline McDonald

Caroline lives for pairing together patterns, mixing furniture styles, and oogling over our newest furniture pieces. As you can imagine, her little 1920's craftsman is in a constant state of flux. Here on How to Decorate, it's her goal to help you turn your home into your own little slice of paradise.