Basil and Tomato Salad recipe – 53 calories

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Even though this is an incredibly simple recipe, it has a wonderful taste. Please use only the best tomatoes and fresh basil for this (you might want to visit your local farmer’s market). If you don’t mind the extra calories, you can also add some mozzarella.

Basil and Tomato Salad recipe – 53 calories

Ingredients:
4 home-grown or vine-ripened tomatoes
1-2 tablespoon quality olive oil
1/4 cup basil leaves, torn
sea salt and fresh ground black pepper, to taste


Preparation:
1. Slice the tomatoes horizontally and arrange them on a serving platter.
2. Drizzle with olive oil, scatter the basil leaves over and season with salt and pepper to taste.

Servings: 4

Nutritional information for one serving:
Calories: 53
Calories from fat: 32
Total fat: 3.7g
Cholesterol: 0mg
Total carbs: 5.1g
Fiber: 1.7g
Protein: 1.2g
WW points: 1

Photo credit: WaterMelon

 

4 Comments

  1. It’s just not the same without the cheese. I could eat a Caprice salad every night. And now that my tomatoes are finally ripening I can. Woohoo.

  2. Yes, I discovered these by cutting out on cheese! Yummy yummy – perfect salad for breakfast for me :)

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