Cucumber Caprese Salad Recipe

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Everett Modified: June 1, 2021
Cucumber Caprese Salad Recipe

How To Make Cucumber Caprese Salad Recipe

Enjoy a filling cucumber Caprese salad recipe that is easy to make with few simple ingredients or mixed it with pasta to make a pasta salad recipe.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking:
Total: 10 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 1pcEnglish cucumber
  • 1pinttomatoes,cherry or grape, halved
  • 8ozmozzarella balls,or diced mozzarella
  • ½cupbasil leaves
  • 2tbspbalsamic glaze,store-bought or homemade
  • sea salt
  • black pepper
  • 8ozuncooked pasta,optional

Instructions

  1. In a large mixing bowl, combine the cucumber, tomatoes, mozzarella, and fresh basil.  Drizzle evenly with 1 tablespoon balsamic glaze then toss to combine.

  2. Taste and season with salt and black pepper as needed and add more balsamic glaze if you would like.

  3. Serve immediately, or cover and refrigerate for up to 1 day.

  4. Optional: If you would like to add in pasta, cook the pasta according to package instructions in a generously-salted pot of boiling water until it is al dente. 

  5. Drain and rinse the pasta with cold water in a colander until chilled. 

  6. Then stir the pasta into your cucumber salad, adding an extra tablespoon or two of the balsamic glaze plus salt and pepper to taste.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 276.63kcal
  • Fat: 9.20g
  • Saturated Fat: 5.12g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 2.57g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.57g
  • Carbohydrates: 34.12g
  • Fiber: 2.23g
  • Sugar: 4.35g
  • Protein: 14.22g
  • Cholesterol: 29.86mg
  • Sodium: 426.29mg
  • Calcium: 219.34mg
  • Potassium: 323.67mg
  • Iron: 1.09mg
  • Vitamin A: 96.46µg
  • Vitamin C: 8.57mg
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