Insalata Caprese Salad

Desiree Cleveland-Campos

By
@mrsdeputy

I love a fresh cool salad on a hot summer day.


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Serves:

4

Prep:

10 Min

Ingredients

1/2 lb
mozzarella cheese sliced 1/4 inch thick
2 large
vine ripened tomatoes sliced 1/4 inch thick
1 c
fresh basil leaves
1/4 c
olive oil, extra virgin
coarse salt to taste
fresh ground black pepper to taste

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a circular design around the side of a serving plate, alternate fresh mozzarella slices on a large platter (or on individual plates if you are doing individual portions) with sliced tomatoes, overlapping for effect.
2
Tear fresh basil leaves and sprinkle liberally over the slices. Add salt and freshly ground pepper to taste
3
Just before serving, drizzle on some top-quality extra-virgin olive oil

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Salads, Other Salads
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy
Hashtags: #Tomato, #Mozzerella, #Basil