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Caprese Salad (in a Jar)

Ingredients


1/4 Cup Cherry Tomatoes, halved

1/4 Cup Fresh Mozzarella Balls (optional)

1/2 Cup Torn Fresh Basil Leaves and/or Baby Spinach

1/2 Cup Martin’s Party Potato Rolls, stale or lightly toasted, cubed

For Balsamic Vinaigrette Dressing:

2 Tablespoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil, divided

2 Teaspoons Balsamic Vinegar

1/4 Teaspoon Honey

1/4 Teaspoon Dijon Mustard

1/4 Clove Garlic and/or Shallot, minced (optional)

1 Pinch Salt and Black Pepper

Special Equipment:

1 Pint-Sized Glass Jar w/ Lid


Directions


Step 1

Cut Party Potato Rolls into 1-inch cubes. Brush with olive oil (about 1 tbsp.) and season with salt and pepper, to taste. Lightly toast in oven or pan-fry for 2-3 minutes or until golden brown. Set aside to cool.

Step 2

Prepare Balsamic Vinaigrette Dressing: add remaining olive oil, vinegar, honey, mustard, shallot, garlic, salt, and black pepper to a pint-sized glass jar; stir to combine.

Step 3

Add cherry tomatoes and mozzarella balls (if desired).

Step 4

Top with the toasted seasoned bread cubes.

Step 5

Finish off with fresh basil and/or baby spinach leaves.

Step 6

Store until ready to eat, up to 1 day. To serve, shake or stir ingredients together, and enjoy.


You may also enjoy this variety: Simple Panzanella Salad in a Jar