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Picnic Tomato Caprese salad in clear cup with fork
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3.95 from 19 votes

Picnic Tomato Caprese Cups

The perfect make ahead picnic salad recipe.  The delicious flavors of caprese salad come together in a snap.
Prep Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Salad
Cuisine: Mediterranean
Servings: 2
Calories: 299kcal


  • 1 rounded cup grape tomatoes
  • 8 mozzarella balls
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 Tablespoon finely chopped fresh basil


  • Combine all ingredients in a small mixing bowl and spoon into small cups.
  • Store in refrigerator or in cooler.


Expert Tips:
  • Feel free to choose whole mozzarella if you can't find balls. Simply slice into small chunks.
  • You may prepare this salad a few hours ahead and store in refrigerator until needed.
  • If your tomatoes are very small, do need to slice them in half.


Calories: 299kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 20g | Fat: 26g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 40mg | Sodium: 80mg | Potassium: 20mg | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 124IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 400mg