Mozzarella Salad with Mint and Grapes

Deliciously smooth, milky buffalo mozzarella is the star in this simple, fresh-tasting salad.

  • Preparation time: 10 minutes
  • Total time: 10 minutes 10 minutes

Serves: 4 as a starter

Ingredients

  • 150g Garofalo Buffalo Mozzarella (available from the Cheese Service Counter and prepacked)
  • 160g bag Waitrose Nantaise Salad
  • 150g green seedless grapes, halved and washed½ pack fresh mint, roughly chopped, (reserve the remaining ½ pack as a garnish)
  • 2 tbsp Waitrose Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • ½ tbsp white wine vinegar
  • ½ tsp caster sugar

Method

  1. Place the mozzarella in a sieve over a bowl and leave for 1-2 minutes to drain. Tear into small pieces.
  2. Combine all the dressing ingredients in a small jug or bowl and mix well with a fork. Season to taste.
  3. Place the salad leaves and the grapes in a large salad bowl. Pour over the dressing and toss well to coat.
  4. Top the salad with the mozzarella pieces. Garnish with the remaining sprigs of mint. Serve with warm Waitrose Focaccia or Ciabatta.