SpinaCh Caprese Salad

This is an except from The Ultimate Bodybuilding Cookbook, copyright 2016, by Kendall Lou Schmidt

spinachcapresesalad

SERVES 1 / PREP TIME: 5 MINUTES

This simple and satisfying salad makes a perfect side dish to any Italian entrée. Fibrous spinach will keep you full and satisfied. The combination of ingredients will give you a balanced meal with protein, healthy fats, vegetable-based carbohydrates, and a ton of vitamins and minerals. Make a single serving for yourself, or multiply the ingredients to feed an army of guests!

Low Carb / Gluten-Free

 

4 1⁄2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil

1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar

Salt

Freshly ground black pepper

 

1 1⁄2 cups baby spinach

1⁄2 cup cherry tomatoes, quartered

1 ounce fresh mozzarella, cubed

2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil

spinachcapreseingredients

1. In a salad bowl, sprinkle the cherry tomatoes, mozzarella, and basil over the baby spinach.

2. Drizzle the olive oil and balsamic over the top, season with salt and pepper, and enjoy.

 

Per SErving (1 salad)

Calories 181 Carbohydrates 8g Fat 12g Protein 19g