Warm Tomato Salad with Fresh Mozzarella

  • Lowfat cooking spray
  • 2 1/2 cups cherry tomatoes, halved (for added color, combine a mix of red cherry tomatoes with yellow and/or orange cherry or pear-shaped tomatoes)
  • 1/4 cup chopped shallots or onions
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon fresh thyme, snipped
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper
  • 1 cup fresh Mozzarella cheese cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • Spray a large skillet with lowfat cooking spray then raise heat to medium heat.
  • Add shallots (or onions), garlic, thyme, salt and pepper and cook for 2-3 minutes or until shallots are tender.
  • Stir in the tomatoes and cook for 1-2 minutes until tomatoes are warmed then remove from heat.
  • In a large bowl, toss tomatoes with the Mozzarella.
  • Drizzle with the olive oil and balsamic vinegar then toss to coat evenly.
Serving Size: 1/4 of recipe (138 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 4
Amount per serving
Calories 137
Calories from fat 77
Total Fat 9 g
Saturated Fat 4 g
Cholesterol 15 mg
Sodium 304 mg
Total Carbohydrates 7 g
Dietary Fiber 1 g
Sugars 0 g
Protein 9 g
Vitamin A 20%
Vitamin C 20%
Calcium 30%
Iron 4%

Reprinted with permission by Public Health - Seattle & King County