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Make Family Italian Night easy with this simple Tossed Caprese Salad with a 4 ingredient homemade Pesto Vinaigrette and a tasty, no work Lasagna thanks to On-Cor. | The Love Nerds #capresesaladrecipe #italiansalad #CountOnCor #OvenTimeTips

Tossed Caprese Salad with Pesto Vinaigrette

Make Family Italian Night easy with this simple Tossed Caprese Salad with a 4 ingredient homemade Pesto Vinaigrette. It makes the perfect side dish for lasagna! 

Course Main Course, Salad, Side Dish
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 2 people
Author Maggie Roush

Ingredients

Caprese Salad

  • 2 cups Mixed Greens
  • 1/2 cup Cherry Tomatoes halved
  • 1/2 cup Mozzarella Balls cherry sized

Pesto Vinaigrette

  • 1 tbsp pesto
  • 1/2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 tbsp apple vinegar (or white)
  • 1/4 tbsp lemon juice

Instructions

Caprese Salad Prep

  1. Halve your cherry tomatoes and mozzarella balls (if desired) 

  2. Add tomatoes and mozzarella to the mixed greens in desired bowl.

  3. Drizzle lightly with Pesto Vinaigrette. You can always add more to your salad if you want. I save my leftover dressing for another day. 

Pesto Vinaigrette Prep

  1. Add all the ingredients into a jar or bowl and mix well.