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Cherry tomato and mozzarella salad

Prep time less than 30 mins
Cook time less than 30 mins
Serves 4
Dietary Vegetarian
From Mary Berry Cooks
This delicious salad is made from mozzarella pearls – tiny balls of mozzarella that work well in a salad with small tomatoes and basil. Each serving provides 225kcal, 12g protein, 2g carbohydrate (of which 2g sugars), 18g fat (of which 9g saturates), 0.8g fibre and 0.6g salt.


  1. Cut the tomatoes in half and place in a bowl with the remaining ingredients.

  2. Season well with salt and pepper, cover and chill until ready to serve.


  • 250g/9oz small ripe tomatoes on the vine
  • 250g/9oz mozzarella pearls
  • about 8 basil leaves, finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • salt and pepper

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