Bocconcini summer salad

This is the Bocconcini summer salad recipe.

  • Prep: 15 min
  • Cooking: 8 min
Yields 6 - 8 Servings (as a side dish)
bocconcini summer salad

Ingredients

  • 7 oz (200 g) Canadian Mini Bocconcini
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) canola oil
  • 1/3 cup (75 mL) white balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) fresh dill, chopped
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 1 Box (375 g) penne
  • 2 cups (500 mL) grape tomatoes
  • 2 cups (500 mL) watermelon balls
  • 1 cup (250 mL) red or green grapes
  • 4 green onions, thinly sliced

Preparation

Drain Bocconcini and place in a small bowl. Add oil, vinegar and dill and season generously with salt and pepper. Let marinate while you prepare the salad.  

Cook pasta according to package instructions. Drain and rinse with cold water to cool. Drain again and transfer to a large bowl.

Add tomatoes, watermelon, grapes, green onions and Bocconcini with the marinade. Mix well, adjust seasoning and serve.

Tips

Variations:Cheese alternatives: Canadian Havarti, Feta, Fresh Mozzarella.

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Nutrition

Nutritional Information

per serving
Energy: 344 Calories
Protein: 12 g
Carbohydrate: 45 g
Fat: 13 g
Fibre: 5.3 g
Sodium: 143 mg

Top 5 Nutrients

 
(% DV*)
Calcium: 5 % / 60 mg
Selenium: 61 %
Folate: 56 %
Thiamin: 37 %
Riboflavin: 20 %