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Tomato Arugula Salad in a white bowl on a wooden surface
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Tomato, Fresh Mozzarella and Arugula Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette

This tomato arugula mozzarella salad recipe is loaded with sweet summer tomatoes, creamy mozzarella cheese and fresh grown basil. 
Course Salad
Cuisine Italian
Keyword Arugula Mozzarella Salad, Tomato Arugula Salad
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4
Author Ali Randall


  • 1 pint grape or cherry tomatoes, yellow, orange and red, halved
  • 3 ounces baby arugula, about 4 cups
  • 1 container Ciliegine mozzarella balls
  • 1 handful fresh basil leaves, sliced
  • Extra-virgin olive oil
  • Aged balsamic vinegar
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper


  • Place the arugula in a large salad bowl and drizzle with a teaspoon of olive oil. Season the arugula with fresh ground pepper and a sprinkle of salt.
  • Toss the tomatoes and mozzarella in a medium bowl with 1 teaspoon of balsamic vinegar and season with a sprinkle of salt and fresh ground pepper.
  • Spoon the tomatoes over the arugula and drizzle with more olive oil and balsamic vinegar as needed.