Flavorful Caprese Salad
Picture yourself on a sun-dappled terrace overlooking a charming Italian vineyard, the air filled with the aroma of basil and ripe tomatoes. Now, bring that experience to your plate with our Flavorful Caprese Salad. This dish is a timeless classic, a symphony of vibrant colors and fresh flavors that transport you to the heart of Mediterranean cuisine.
- 4 large tomatoes, preferably heirloom
- 8 oz fresh mozzarella cheese
- 1 bunch of fresh basil leaves
- Extra virgin olive oil
- Balsamic vinegar
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Slice the tomatoes and fresh mozzarella into ¼-inch thick rounds.
- Arrange the tomato and mozzarella slices on a serving platter, alternating and slightly overlapping.
- Tuck fresh basil leaves between the slices.
- Drizzle extra virgin olive oil over the salad.
- Drizzle balsamic vinegar in a crisscross pattern.
- Season with salt and pepper to taste.
- Let the salad rest for a few minutes to allow the flavors to meld.
Prep time: 10 minutes
Yield: 4 servings
A burst of freshness and simplicity, our Flavorful Caprese Salad is a delightful appetizer that captures the essence of Italian cuisine.
Nutrition information: Calories: 180 | Fat: 12g | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 10g
Picture yourself savoring each bite of this masterpiece—juicy tomatoes, creamy mozzarella, and aromatic basil—a harmony of tastes that dances on your palate. The Flavorful Caprese Salad is not just a dish; it’s an experience that celebrates the beauty of uncomplicated ingredients coming together to create culinary magic. Whether you’re hosting a dinner party or enjoying a quiet evening, this salad is your passport to the sun-soaked Mediterranean flavors that never go out of style.