Fresh Mozzarella Salad Fresh Mozzarella Salad Advocate staff photo by PATRICK DENNIS -- The colorful Fresh Mozzarella Salad goes together quickly. Lindsay Olives July 31, 2013 Comments ADVOCATE-TESTED RECIPE Fresh Mozzarella Salad Makes 8 cups. Recipe is from Lindsay Olives. 1 lb. small fresh mozzarella cheese balls, well-drained (The ones I purchased were a little larger so I cut them in half.) 1 (6.5-oz.) container Lindsay Italian Reclosable Seasoned Olives, drained 1 small (pickling) cucumber, thinly sliced (1 cup) 1 (12-oz.) pkg. grape tomatoes ¼ cup finely chopped red onions 10 fresh large basil leaves, thinly sliced ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil Salt to taste, optional Freshly ground black pepper 1. In large bowl, combine all ingredients except pepper; mix well. Serve immediately or cover and chill up to 1 hour. 2. Serve with fresh pepper if desired.