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Tomato and Mozzarella salad with Mixed Leaves

Simple yet tasty most of us love mozzarella and tomato salad.  This salad is not only delicious, it is also very healthy with calcium from the cheese and lycopene from the tomatoes.  I like to add a mix of salad leaves with mine and some olive oil to increase the nutrient content and help boost my intake of good oils / fats.  I love tomatoes with their fresh juicy pulp and studies have shown that they are great in fighting osteoporosis so should be eaten by young and old alike.  Tomatoes also have an effect in lowering cholesterol as does olive oil.  Did you know that oleocanthal found in olive oil mimics the effects of ibuprofen reducing the risk of inflammation and decreasing the risk of breast cancer and its reoccurred.  There is so much we don’t know or consider when making / eating foods but if we take that little bit more time to make our own meals from scratch and learn about the foods we eat then our food not only nourishes our body but can be used to treat it naturally helping to reduce the risk of various conditions.

For those looking for a nutritious salad that is healthy and perfect for the summer months although also great all year so around why not enjoy a tomato and mozzarella salad at home.

This recipe is simple but also adds in a few extra items to add to the nutritional content and natural health benefit of the meal.


2-3 handfuls mixed leaves

1.5 to 2tbs freshly coriander

2 medium tomatoes

1 mozzarella ball

Olive oil for drizzling


Wash the leaves and place in a colander to drain off excess water.

Spread the leaves over the bottom of a plate.

Chop the coriander and sprinkle over the leaves.

Chop the tomatoes and mozzarella into slices and spread over the salad.

Drizzle with olive oil and serve.DSC00527


This Post Has 37 Comments

  1. This is nice, salads are perfect for these days and you can make them as packed and filing as you like.

    1. This one works well with fresh homemade pizzas, recipe coming soon!!!!

  2. That looks very tasty, perfect for a healthy lunch, thanks for sharing.

    1. It is a lovely light salad 😉

  3. This is a classic recipe but one of my favourites – so light and summery. We used to eat it every day in Spain x

    1. It’s a nice fresh salad isn’t it. Great for cooling in the warm weather 😉

  4. looks yummy, I’m going to make this tonight 😉

    1. Enjoy Samantha!!!

  5. ooh this does look like a yummy salad. I’m into cheese it looks yum.

    1. Me too I love cheese especially in salad 😉

  6. I had a tomato salad last night and it was delicious, I need to try your recipe but will substitute the mozzarella.

    1. Make sure you eat tomatoes regularly they are very good for you 😉

  7. I love mozzarella, and especially in a fresh salad like this! It’s lovely as a side or even a light meal.

    1. Me too I love the flavour and texture of it 😉

  8. I’d really like this salad. Great idea! I think it would really impress guests.

    1. They were pretty happy when I made it, it vanished very quickly 😉

  9. You can’t beat a good tomato and motzerella salad can you, especially in the summer x

    1. Very true, it is delicious and nice and healthy 😉

  10. I love a calprese salad. Such a classic!

  11. This is one of my favourite salads to make as a starter. So easy and light too.

    1. It is lovely and light, I love it!

  12. This is one of my favourite salads just for the freshness and look. I am a bit of a mozzarella fiend too x

    1. Me too it’s so yummy isn’t it 😉

  13. This is one of my favourite salads to make with added balasmic vinegar x

    1. I sometimes add balsamic vinegar to have a change but it’s also lovely without x

  14. Mmmm yum! I love a good tomato mozzarella salad too, made with real buffalo mozzarella!

    1. It is yummy 😉

  15. So simple yet so very delicious! I could eat this every day of the week! H x

    1. Me too I love it. Salad can be yummy!

  16. I love how fresh and tasty this looks. The perfect summer recipe! xxx

    1. I love this in the summer it’s nice and light.

  17. I love Mozarella and Tomato salad! It always taste so fresh and delicious! x

    1. It does doesn’t it, it’s a great salad 😉

  18. That salad looks so yummy. I love tomato and mozzarella.

    1. Thanks Jessica 😉

  19. I love coriander, so this would just be the most amazing dish for me!

    1. Me too I have to control myself so as not to use it in everything x

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