Sicilian Caprese Salad Perfection
Picture this: the sun-drenched coastline of Sicily, a gentle breeze carrying the salty scent of the Mediterranean, and a plate of Sicilian Caprese Salad – a masterpiece that captures the essence of summer. This salad isn’t just food; it’s a love letter to the vibrant flavors of the region. With each bite, you’re transported to a sun-soaked terrace overlooking the cerulean sea.
- Ripe tomatoes, sliced
- Fresh mozzarella, preferably buffalo milk, sliced
- Fresh basil leaves
- Extra-virgin olive oil
- Balsamic vinegar reduction
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Gently arrange alternating slices of tomatoes and mozzarella on a serving platter.
- Tuck fresh basil leaves between the slices.
- Drizzle extra-virgin olive oil over the salad.
- Drizzle balsamic vinegar reduction for a tangy sweetness.
- Season with a pinch of salt and a grind of black pepper.
Prep time: 15 minutes
Yield: 4 servings
A taste of Sicilian summer, this Caprese Salad is a harmonious blend of tomatoes, mozzarella, and basil, elevated by the richness of olive oil and balsamic vinegar.
Nutrition information: Calories: 180 | Fat: 14g | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 9g
Picture yourself savoring each forkful of this Sicilian Caprese Salad. The juicy tomatoes burst with sweetness, perfectly complemented by the creamy mozzarella. The aroma of fresh basil lingers in the air as you drizzle the olive oil, adding a touch of indulgence. The balsamic reduction ties it all together with a delightful balance of acidity. Every bite is a celebration of simplicity and the vibrant flavors of Sicily.