Pan-Roasted Winter Caprese Salad
A simple recipe for a winter Caprese, a flavorful salad with roasted tomatoes, fresh mozzarella, and sprigs of thyme. A perfect side or appetizer to share!
- 1 pint cherry tomatoes
- 3 garlic cloves , smashed
- 4-6 sprigs fresh thyme
- 1-2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
- flaky sea salt
- 4-6 ounces fresh mozzarella (about 1 ball), at room temperature
- balsamic vinegar or glaze
Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Arrange tomatoes, garlic, and thyme on a small, rimmed baking sheet. Drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle lightly with salt. Roast for 25-30 minutes, just until tomatoes are blistered and starting to burst.
After removing the tomatoes, tear the mozzarella into large, rough pieces, and arrange on a plate. Spoon the tomato mixture over and around the mozzarella. Drizzle with a bit more olive oil and balsamic vinegar, and sprinkle with a bit more sea salt, if desired. Dig in!
Calories: 281kcal, Carbohydrates: 12g, Protein: 15g, Fat: 19g, Saturated Fat: 8g, Cholesterol: 44mg, Sodium: 382mg, Potassium: 576mg, Fiber: 1g, Sugar: 6g, Vitamin A: 1540IU, Vitamin C: 55.4mg, Calcium: 321mg, Iron: 1.9mg
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