Tantalizing Cucumber Caprese Salad

Enjoy a fresh twist on a classic Italian favorite, this cucumber caprese salad is light, flavorful, keto-friendly, and makes for the perfect summer side dish.



  • 1/2 cup cherry tomatoes (sliced in half)
  • 1 medium cucumber (roughly chopped)
  • 1/2 cup mozzarella cheese (cut into 1” pieces)
  • 1 bunch basil (finely chopped)
  • 1 small shallot (thinly sliced)
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 1 clove garlic (finely minced)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper


  1. Add balsamic vinegar, olive oil, garlic, salt, and pepper to a medium sized bowl. Mix well.
  2. Add cucumbers, tomatoes, cheese, shallot, and basil to bowl. Gently toss until well coated.


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