Lean and Green Side Dish | Cucumber Caprese Salad

It’s the time of year where everyone is being invited to holiday’s with family, work pot luck’s, game day tailgating or other types of get togethers. If you are looking for a light and refreshing dish to share at one of these, this is the perfect recipe. Enjoy!

Lean and Green Side Dish | Cucumber Caprese Salad

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Course Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine American, Italian
Servings 1


  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp balsamic
  • 1 tbsp oregano
  • 1 tbsp basil
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 1 cucumber peeled, sliced thin and diced
  • 1/2 cup cherry tomatoes quartered
  • 1 1/2 oz part skim mozzarella 1/3 lean


  • In a small bowl, mix together olive oil, balsamic vinegar, dried oregano, dried basil, salt, pepper and set aside.
  • Peel washed cucumber, slice thin and then dice. Add to a medium sized bowl.
  • Quarter washed cherry tomatoes and add to bowl with cucumber.
  • Slice mozzarella into bite sized pieces (or use pearl sized mozzarella balls) – add to bowl.
  • Pour dressing (step 1) over vegetables and cheese, mix well.
  • Allow to sit for at least 10 minutes before serving.
Keyword Gluten Free, Keto

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