Syn Free Tomato, Basil and Mozzarella Salad | Slimming World

Is it just me that finds Slimming World a lot easier during the Spring and Summer months? There always seems to be so many more different ways to add more speed…..Like this Syn Free Tomato, Basil and Mozzarella Salad.

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For the full list of ingredients and comprehensive instructions, please see the recipe card at the end of this post. Before you scroll, there’s important stuff in the blurb 👍

Perfect for BBQs, picnics or a light lunch at home or to take to work.

What do I need to make this Syn Free Tomato, Basil and Mozzarella Salad?

The only thing you’ll really need for this recipe is some nice, fresh ingredients and 10 minutes to spare!

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The Tomatoes

First of all, you’ll need some cherry tomatoes. You can use whatever type you like; run of the mill cherry, baby plum etc. We used a selection pack from Tesco, which included Yellow and Red Datterini Vine Tomatoes, amongst others.

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The Mozzarella

We used some mini mozzarella balls for this Syn Free Tomato, Basil and Mozzarella Salad, but you could quite easily use the regular size mozzarella balls, and just cut them into more manageable pieces.

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If you’re using regular, full-fat mozzarella then you can have 50g for your Healthy Extra A allowance, or around 5 mini balls (each one weighs around 8-10g but remember to check the weights).

However, you could go for the reduced fat option, which will give you an extra 25g for your HEA.

However, if you don’t want to use your HEA then you can just Syn the cheese accordingly.

The Dressing

We just used a simple balsamic vinegar to dress the salad. A tip for getting a nice even coating of balsamic is to wash out an old Frylight bottle, then fill it with balsamic.

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You can then store it in the fridge and you’ll have a quick, mess-free dressing on hand whenever you want it.

How do I make this Syn Free Tomato, Basil and Mozzarella Salad?

We like to liven up the mozzarella a little bit, so we decided to toss it in some Syn Free Pesto.

Step 1

First, make the pesto for the mozzarella. Place the handful of Rocket, a handful of Basil, garlic clove, sea salt and freshly ground black pepper into a blender and blend until smooth. You can do this in advance and keep it in the fridge until you’re ready to use it.

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Step 2

If you’re using a big ball of mozzarella weigh out 50g then cut it into even sized cubes. Mix the mozzarella balls (or diced mozzarella) with the pesto and set aside in the fridge while you prepare the salad.

Step 3

Cut the tomatoes in half and pick some small basil leaves off the stalks, then mix the 2 together.

Syn Free Tomato, Basil and Mozzarella Salad | Slimming World

Step 4

Place the rocket & watercress mixed leaves in a bowl or on a plate and spray with some balsamic vinegar.

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Don’t forget to keep an empty Frylight bottle for the balsamic!

Step 5

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Arrange the halved tomatoes and basil leaves on top, add the pesto coated mozzarella balls and serve.

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INSTRUCTIONS
  1. If you're using a big ball of mozzarella weight out 50g then cut it into even sized cubes
  2. Next, make the pesto for the mozzarella. Place the handful of Rocket, handful of Basil, garlic clove, sea salt and freshly ground black pepper into a blender and blend until smooth.
  3. Mix the mozzarella balls (or diced mozzarella) with the pesto and set aside in the fridge while you prepare the salad
  4. Cut the tomatoes in half and pick some small basil leaves off the stalks, then mix the 2 together
  5. Place the rocket & watercress mixed leaves in a bowl or on a plate and spray with some balsamic vinegar
  6. Arrange the halved tomatoes and basil leaves on top, add the pesto coated mozzarella balls and serve

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