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Easy Tomato & Mozzarella Salad

Easy Tomato & Mozzarella Salad

You know I’ve been trying to decide if this Easy Peasy Tomato & Mozzarella Salad needs to go on here as a recipe?

It is the simplest of recipes and just a construction job really.

However a couple of peeps kindly pointed out to me – that I should, just so you can print it for a shopping list 🙂

‘He-Who-Doesn’t-Cook’ even makes this!!! That’s saying something! And he makes it often…

I also think its a really good dish to have when you want to go meat-free for a day or as a side dish at a BBQ or just a lovely lunch…


The Tomatoes for your Easy Tomato & Mozzarella Salad

I love tomatoes, all kinds of tomatoes! 

I like to mix it up with all sorts of varieties, red, yellow, green. Sugar plum, all sorts.

I simply love the blend of the all!! Try it!!


Easy Peasy Tomato & Mozzarella Salad


Throw in your mozzarella, a big glug of olive oil and handfuls of torn fresh basil and you’re off!  Boom 




To serve your tomato salad 

I serve as a main dish sometimes with crushed new potatoes and sliced avocado.

We also have it on toast, almost like Bruschetta, simply delicious! I so love lots of different types of tomatoes in this dish!

Or maybe just a large bowl full with bread for a snack,  or as I said – it’s really great at a BBQ or summer party!

So fresh and bursting with flavours. I love a dish that is so vibrant and it’s so good for you to eat all the colours!

Have a go at this Easy Peasy Tomato & Mozzarella Salad and  if you do please drop me a comment below the post, I love to get your messages


Other Yummy Salads 

I love a huge variety of salads all year! Another fave is my Asparagus and Artichoke  one with chickpeas and mushrooms with also happens to be vegan!

 Try it maybe: 

Asparagus Salad


Thanks Clare x


  • 450g – 500g  Tomatoes, make sure they are really tasty ones, I use mixed ones – different colours are nice
  • 1/2 – 1 Red Onion, finely chopped
  • Salt & Freshly Ground Black Pepper
  • 1 large Buffalo Mozzarella (if you are being really naughty maybe 2), torn into pieces, roughly
  • Handfull torn Basil leaves
  • 1 – 2 Tablespoon Olive Oil
  • Heaped dessert spoon Green Pesto
  • Optional – a few sun-dried tomatoes chucked in – if you like

Preparation Method

  1. Cut your tomatoes into bit sized pieces, I tend to cut cherry ones in half and larger ones into 4-6 pieces – place in a large bowl. (If you are adding sun-dried tomatoes add them now too)
  2. Next add the finely chopped red onion together with a sprinkling of salt and plenty of freshly ground black pepper
  3. Next add the Olive oil and pesto and stir round
  4. Then add the torn Mozzarella and torn Basil leaves and just combine using  2 spoons , you don’t want it all slimy and green so just minimal mixing
  5. Make it look pretty with a few basil leaves on top
  6. And you are all set to go, dig in and enjoy!


Sally Sheldrake says:
We had this salad for tea tonight with our spicy bean burgers, very tasty it includes 3 of my favourite summer salad ingredients .
    Clare x says:
    sounds so lovely x
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