Mediterranean Salad
  • 1 pint grape tomatoes, halved
  • 1 6-ounce container bocconcini (small fresh mozzarella balls), drained
  • 1 paper thin slice prscuitto ham, finely chopped
  • 1/3 cup pitted Kalamato olives, drained
  • 1 tablespoon capers, drained
  • Dressing:
  • 1/4 cup white wine vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
  • pinch of sugar
  • 3/4 cup crisco extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons chopped chives
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh oregano
  1. Place the grape tomatoes, bocconcini, proscuitto, olives and capers in a large bowl; set aside.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk together the white wine vinegar, mustard, black pepper and sugar. Slowly add the olive oil in a steady stream, whisking while pouring; whisk until dressing is well blended. Whisk in the chives and oregano. Pour dressing over salad; gently toss to combine. Refrigerate, covered, several hours or overnight stirring occasionally. Season with additional black pepper if desired.