Caprese Salad

1
Jennifer Bass

By
@jenniebug1978

This is one of our favorite dishes. I normally make a non-traditional one using a homemade lemon vinaigrette and cherry tomatoes, but for a change, I went with a more traditional version.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
2-4
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
15 Min

Ingredients

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1 large
tomato, sliced to about 1/4-1/2 inch thick
4
slices of fresh mozzarella cheese from your local specialty store
4 Tbsp
basil pesto
salt
1 small
red onion, thinly sliced (optional)
fresh torn basil (optional)

How to Make Caprese Salad

Step-by-Step

  • 1Using a plate that has been chilled in the freezer for a few minutes, arrange tomatoes however you would like. Lightly season with salt.
  • 2Place the freshly sliced mozzarella cheese on top of the tomatoes. If you can't find fresh mozzarella, try a Kroger Freshmarket or look for it in the specialty cheese location at your local grocery store.
  • 3Add the pesto over the cheese or drizzle it, however you prefer to decorate it. You can also add torn fresh basil and small slices of red onion to top it off, if desired. This dish is normally served cold, so you may want to put this in the freezer for just a few minutes after assembling it.

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