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cherry tomatoes, mozzarella balls and torn basil leaves in a clear plastic cup

Picnic Tomato Caprese Cups

The perfect make ahead picnic salad recipe.  The delicious flavors of caprese salad come together in a snap.
Course Salad
Cuisine Mediterranean
Diet Diabetic, Low Calorie, Low Salt
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 2
Calories 299kcal


  • 1 rounded cup cherry 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, no need to slice them in half.


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 299kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 20g | Fat: 26g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 40mg | Sodium: 81mg | Potassium: 22mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 94IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 403mg | Iron: 1mg