This Vegan Caprese Salad with Hummus brings together two delicious Mediterranean dishes onto one plate, in the comfort of your home! It’s the perfect side dish or snack for any occasion or whenever you want to relax and have something delicious and easy to make. Best of all, you can have this dish ready in a snap before your little ones wake up from their nap! (see how we rhymed there?)

This bold and tasty Vegan Caprese Salad with Hummus is:

  • Easy to make with only a few simple ingredients
  • Vegan (Dairy & Egg-Free)
  • Gluten-Free & Soy-Free
  • Nut-free

 

Vegan Caprese Salad with Homemade Hummus
 
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Recipe type: Dinner
Phase: 2
Serves: 3-4 Servings
Ingredients
  • Vegan Caprese with Homemade Hummus
  • Fresh Ripe Roma Tomatoes - Rinsed & Sliced
  • Fresh Basil Leaves - Rinsed & Thinly Sliced
  • Balsamic Vinegar - To Drizzle
  • Fresh Ground Black Pepper - To Taste
  • Homemade Hummus:
  • 1 - 16oz. Can of Chick Peas - Rinsed & Well Drained
  • Juice from 1 Lemon
  • ½ c. Sesame Tahini
  • ½ c. Almond Milk
  • 1 Clove Garlic - Peeled
  • 2 tbsp. Olive Oil
  • 1 tsp. Salt
Method
  1. In a food processor combine all of the hummus ingredients until smooth
  2. and creamy.
  3. Place the sliced tomatoes on the plate for each serving.
  4. Spoon homemade hummus onto each slice of tomato and sprinkle the fresh sliced basil over
  5. the top.
  6. Drizzle on balsamic vinegar on the caprese and add fresh ground pepper
  7. to taste. Enjoy!
Notes
*You can easily transition this recipe to a phase 3 by using an oil-free hummus (Engine 2 at Whole Foods Market is a great brand) or by skipping the oil all together!
Kristin Mataluni

Kristin Mataluni

Head Mom at Silly MommyLuni
Kristin is a mom to three awesome kids and believes in putting her health and happiness at the forefront of her life. Check out some of her thoughts and other recipes at her blog http://sillymommyluni.blogspot.com/.
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