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The BEST Caprese Salad with Pistachios

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 6 servings


  • 3 large tomatoes or heirloom tomatoes
  • 1 lb fresh mozzarella
  • 1/3 cup chopped pistachios
  • 2 tablespoons basil chopped
  • Olive Oil
  • Good Quality Balsamic Vinegar
  • Salt and Pepper
  • *crusty bread toast points or flatbread-optional


  • Slice the tomatoes and mozzarella and arrange in a spiral in a dish or bowl.
  • Drizzle with olive oil, balsamic vinegar and a sprinkle of salt and pepper.
  • Top with pistachios and basil and serve immediately.
  • See note


If you wish to make the salad ahead just arrange the tomatoes and cheese and cover with plastic wrap in the fridge. Chop the pistachios and set aside. When you're ready to serve, dress the salad and add fresh basil.
Nutrition Facts
The BEST Caprese Salad with Pistachios
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 279
% Daily Value*
Cholesterol 59.7mg20%
Carbohydrates 6.5g2%
Fiber 1.6g7%
Sugar 3.3g4%
Protein 18.8g38%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.