Caprese Salad in a Jar

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Grab-and-go salads in a jar make your day easy!

caprese salad in a jar

Fill up a jar in advance, and grab it from the fridge before you leave the house! Salad jar recipes just made our lives a lot easier.

Caprese salad is a very simple Italian summer salad comprised of mozzarella, tomatoes, and basil. Season it with extra virgin olive oil and salt to bring out the tangy flavors of the tomatoes and the earthy taste of the basil and mozzarella. Your grab-and-go jar will display the colors of the Italian flag: red, green and white.

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Caprese Salad in a Jar

Save time and energy with this on-the-go salad that's both nutritious and appetizing.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Yield 4 people
Serving Size 1.5 cups
Course Dinner, Lunch, Salad
Cuisine Italian


  • 5 cups cherry tomatoes
  • 5 cups pearl mozzarella or 4 (9 ounce) mozzarella balls
  • 20 basil leaves fresh
  • 1/8 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt


  • In four individual jars, distribute the tomatoes, mozzarella and basil. Sprinkle with the salt and drizzle with the extra virgin olive oil.
  • Seal the jars and refrigerate. You can prepare them the night before. Take out from the refrigerator when ready to go.

Nutrition Information

Serving: 1.5cups | Calories: 177kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 23mg | Sodium: 173mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 4g |
SmartPoints (Freestyle): 6
Keywords Gluten-Free, Keto, Quick and Easy, Vegetarian

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Rowena Dumlao-Giardina

Rowena is a recipe developer and food & travel writer/photographer from Italy with Asian roots. Creating healthy dishes in her own kitchen is priority. She believes there is nothing more satisfying than knowing that her family is eating natural & nutritious meals.

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