Fresh Mozzarella Salad
1 pound BelGioioso Fresh Mozzarella
2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
1 cup bread crumbs
1/4 cup ground nuts
3 cups mixed fresh salad greens
1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
3 slices prosciutto, chopped
1/2 cup kalamata olives
1/2 cup chopped fresh tomato
1. Preheat oven to 425°F.
2. Cut mozzarella into eight 1/2-inch-thick slices. Marinate in olive oil for
3. Combine bread crumbs and ground nuts. Dredge marinated cheese slices
in bread crumb/nut mixture; place on a baking sheet. Bake for 3-4 minutes,
or until warm.
4. Put salad greens in a bowl and toss with vinegar. Place salad greens on
plates. Top with warm mozzarella and garnish with prosciutto, olives and
tomatoes. Makes 4 servings.