Elegant Caprese Salad with Balsamic Glaze
Picture a summer afternoon, a serene garden, and the refreshing tang of vine-ripened tomatoes. Our Elegant Caprese Salad with Balsamic Glaze is a culinary masterpiece that encapsulates the essence of simplicity and refinement. This salad is more than a dish; it’s an ode to the harmony of flavors and textures.
- 3 large vine-ripened tomatoes
- 1 pound fresh mozzarella cheese
- Fresh basil leaves
- Extra-virgin olive oil
- Balsamic glaze
- Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper
- Slice the tomatoes and mozzarella into ¼-inch thick slices.
- Arrange them on a serving platter, alternating between tomato, mozzarella, and basil leaves.
- Drizzle the extra-virgin olive oil over the salad.
- Season with sea salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste.
- Finish by drizzling the balsamic glaze over the salad, creating an artistic pattern.
Prep time: 15 minutes
Yields: 4 servings
A harmonious blend of vine-ripened tomatoes, fresh mozzarella, and basil, drizzled with olive oil and balsamic glaze.
Nutrition information: Calories: 180; Total Fat: 12g; Carbohydrate: 8g; Protein: 10g;
Imagine a symphony of flavors dancing on your palate. Each bite offers a delightful contrast of juicy tomatoes, creamy mozzarella, and aromatic basil. The balsamic glaze elevates the dish, adding a sweet and tangy note that complements the savory components. This salad isn’t just food; it’s an experience—a masterpiece that celebrates the beauty of simplicity. Whether it’s a sophisticated soirée or a casual get-together, the Elegant Caprese Salad with Balsamic Glaze will always be the star of the table, captivating hearts and palates alike.
So, channel your inner chef, embrace the artistry of ingredients, and indulge in the luxury of a salad that’s not just elegant but truly unforgettable.