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The BEST Caprese Salad with Pistachios

Course 100 Family Favorite Easy Healthy Recipes
Keyword balsamic vinegar, basil, caprese, mozzarella, Pistachios, salad, side, tomatoes, vegetarian
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 279kcal
Author Sweet Basil


  • 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.


Serving: 1g | Calories: 279kcal | Carbohydrates: 6.5g | Protein: 18.8g | Cholesterol: 59.7mg | Fiber: 1.6g | Sugar: 3.3g