For added color, combine a mix of red cherry tomatoes with yellow and/or orange cherry or pear-shaped tomatoes.

Warmed Tomato Salad with Fresh Mozzarella from the Public Health Cookbook -- original source of recipe, public domain government resource

  • Serves: 4



  1. Spray a large skillet with low fat cooking spray then raise heat to medium heat.
  2. Add shallots (or onions), garlic, thyme, salt and pepper and cook for 2–3 minutes or until shallots are tender.
  3. Stir in the tomatoes and cook for 1–2 minutes until tomatoes are warmed then remove from heat.
  4. In a large bowl, toss tomatoes with the mozzarella.
  5. Drizzle with the olive oil and balsamic vinegar then toss to coat evenly.
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