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Ingredients

  • 1 cup pesto (fresh prepared)
  • 1 pound fresh mozzarella cheese (ciliegine size)
  • 2 cups cherry tomatoes (halved)
  • 1/4 cup red onion (diced medium)
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt (fine grain)
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper (fresh ground)
  • 3 ounces pinenuts (toasted, OPTIONAL)
  • 2 cups pasta (Optional see below)

Directions

  1. Use 1 c of freshly prepared Pesto for this recipe.
  2. Drain the balls of Mozzarella from the brine and place in a large bowl. Do not wash or dry them off but drain as much of the brine off as possible.
  3. Cut the Cherry Tomatoes in half and fold them gently into the bowl of Mozzarella.
  4. Dice the Red Onion medium dice and add to the bowl with the Sea Salt and Black Pepper.
  5. Add the prepared Pesto and fold all ingredients well. Taste and adjust the Salt and Pepper as needed. Serve immediately at room temperature or chill in the refrigerator and serve cold.
  6. Sprinkle the top, just before serving, with toasted Pine Nuts as an option. Click here to see how to toast Pine Nuts in the Pesto recipe. Or fold in 2 cups of cooked Pasta such as Rotini for an amazing Pasta Salad. If adding Pasta, add 3/4 c more fresh Pesto.
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NutritionView more

420Calories
Sodium13%DV300mg
Fat25%DV16g
Protein25%DV13g
Carbs20%DV59g
Fiber16%DV4g

PER SERVING *

Calories420Calories from Fat140
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat16g25%
Saturated Fat1g5%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol
Sodium300mg13%
Potassium490mg14%
Protein13g25%
Calories from Fat140
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate59g20%
Dietary Fiber4g16%
Sugars6g12%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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