Grilled Green Tomatoes Caprese Salad

Recipe posted in: Flex Meals & Snacks, Lunches & Dinners, Appetizers, Sides
Grilled Green Tomatoes Caprese Salad

Caprese salad gets a makeover with green tomatoes and grilled goodness! Your summer picnic isn’t complete without this fresh and flavorful side dish that’s simple, satisfying and seasonal. Featuring grilled green tomato slices, creamy mozzarella cheese, herbaceous basil and a drizzle of balsamic dressing, you’ll love this quick and easy recipe that’s sure to impress your guests.

We love a good grilled veggie recipe. Grilling adds a unique flavor to fresh ingredients, making an ordinary meal transform into something special. Classic caprese salad typically features raw red tomatoes. However, we’re changing things up by throwing green tomatoes on the grill! It’s a simple hack that takes a seasonal veggie to the next level.

Get started with this recipe by slicing up three green tomatoes into quarter-inch slices. Preheat your grill to medium-high heat, then grill the tomato slices for about two to three minutes per side. The tomatoes should have grill marks and appear slightly soft yet still firm. Layer the green tomato slices on a plate, alternating with fresh slices of mozzarella cheese.

Caprese salad isn’t complete without balsamic! Mix together a two-ingredient balsamic vinegar dressing by combining one tablespoon of olive oil with one tablespoon of white balsamic vinegar. Drizzle it over the salad plate and finally garnish with black pepper and chopped fresh basil.

This Grilled Green Tomatoes Caprese Salad makes six servings, so it’s a great option for your barbecue or picnic menu! One serving is just 130 calories. If you’re on Nutrisystem, you can count this summer salad as one PowerFuel, one Extra and half of a Vegetable serving.

Serve up this tasty salad with a high-protein PowerFuel! We think it would pair perfectly with our recipe for Grilled Balsamic Chicken.

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Servings: 6

Calories per Serving: 130

On Nutrisystem, Count As: 1 PowerFuel, 1 Extra and ½ Vegetable


  • 3 green tomatoes, sliced ¼-inch thick
  • 8 oz. fresh mozzarella, sliced
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 Tbsp. white balsamic vinegar
  • Black pepper, to taste
  • 2 Tbsp. fresh basil, chopped


  1. Preheat grill to medium-high heat. Grill tomatoes for 2-3 minutes per side or until grill marks appear and tomatoes are slightly soft, yet still firm.
  2. Whisk together oil and balsamic vinegar.
  3. On a serving plate, layer and alternate slices of grilled tomatoes and mozzarella cheese.
  4. Drizzle salad with balsamic vinegar mixture. Season with black pepper and basil.
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