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Caprese Salad

A light and refreshing salad, this combination of fresh tomato and mozzarella cheese is summer on a plate!
Course Appetizer, Entree, Snack, Starter
Cuisine European, Italian
Keyword balsamic, basil, buffala, cheese, extra virgin olive oil, mozzarella, salad, tomato, vinegar
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 4

Equipment

  • Chopping board
  • Chef's Knife
  • Serving plate

Ingredients

  • 2 large tomatoes
  • 2 large Buffalo Mozzarella balls
  • Olive oil
  • Basil leaves
  • Balsamic vinegar
  • Salt and pepper

Instructions

  • Carefully cut the tomatoes into thick slices, approx. 5mm/ ┬╝in.
  • Arrange the tomatoes on a serving dish, and tear the mozzarella balls over the top, scattering and layering the cheese and tomato.
  • Tear and scatter the basil leaves over the cheese and tomato.
  • Drizzle both the olive oil and balsamic vinegar over the cheese/tomato/basil - as much or as little as you like.
  • Season with salt and pepper as you prefer.