Bone Healthy Recipe: Basil Bocconcini Salad

Nutrition / Recipes / April 25, 2014

Packed with bone building vitamins and minerals

With summer right around the corner, this is a simple and refreshing dish you can serve to your family or guests.

Warning: there will be no leftovers!!


Basil Bocconcini Salad

Delicious, easy, and rich in Calcium and Vitamin C!

Course Salad
Cuisine Italian
Keyword basil,bocconcini cheese,tomato
Prep Time 7 minutes
Total Time 7 minutes
Calories 2052 kcal

Instructions

  1. Toss all ingredients in a bowl and serve!

Recipe Notes

This recipe allows you to get creative – you can substitute any fresh herb you have at home. I used cilantro last time and it turned out wonderfully!

Ingredients

  • 20 cherry tomatoes halved
  • 20 fresh basil or mint leaves chopped
  • 20 bocconcini cheese balls
  • 1/2 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1/4 cup olive oil extra virgin
  • salt to taste
  • pepper to taste
Nutrition Facts
Basil Bocconcini Salad
Amount Per Serving
Calories 2052 Calories from Fat 1566
% Daily Value*
Fat 174g268%
Saturated Fat 47g294%
Cholesterol 201mg67%
Sodium 465mg20%
Potassium 884mg25%
Carbohydrates 35g12%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 27g30%
Protein 104g208%
Vitamin A 2085IU42%
Vitamin C 79mg96%
Calcium 2086mg209%
Iron 3.8mg21%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Author: Dean Neuls, AlgaeCal CEO and Co-Founder

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