Here is a twist on a classic caprese salad! You add a couple of handfuls of mixed greens to this
ensemble. It is satisfying as an entire meal or simply as your appetizer salad.
I love kitchen alchemy where a box of leafy mixed greens is transformed into simply delicious
fare. This caprese salad utilizes pearl balls of boccocini which are so delicately scattered like little
The components of a classic caprese contain tantalizing flavors such as fragrant basil leaves, soft
pillows of boccocini and juicy robust tomatoes in a light balsamic vinaigrette. This caprese mixed
green salad is absolutely marvelous for a nice classic meal. It is also a great way to use up remnants
of a mixed green salad.
2 tomatoes, seeded
2 T extra virgin olive oil
1 T balsamic vinegar
3 c mixed greens
1 c pearl balls boccocini
less than 1/4 c basil leaves, sliced thin
1. Place the cups of mixed greens and the tomatoes in your salad bowl.
2. In a small bowl, whisk the oil, balsamic vinegar, salt and pepper.
3. Add the pearl balls and basil to the bowl.
4. Toss with the vinaigrette.
Created by Julie