Caprese salad with balsamic vinegar recipe

Caprese salad recipe is one of the Italian national dishes. A trio of tomatoes, basil and mozzarella with its colors seems the flag of Italy.

Yields4 Servings
Prep Time5 minsCook Time10 minsTotal Time15 mins
Ingredients:
 4 medium ripe tomatoes (about 1 1/2 pounds)
 1 lb fresh mozzarella cheese
 Large bunch fresh basil leaves
 sea salt and freshly ground black pepper (to taste)
 2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
 2 tbsp balsamic vinegar
Methods:
1

Cut the tomatoes and mozzarella into thick slices.

2

Arrange tomatoes on a platter, alternating them with the mozzarella slices. Tuck the whole basil leaves in between the tomato and cheese slices.

3

Sprinkle with a generous pinch of flaky salt and several grinds of black pepper, to taste. Drizzle the olive oil and balsamic vinegar over the tomatoes, mozzarella, and basil. Serve immediately.

Ingredients

 4 medium ripe tomatoes (about 1 1/2 pounds)
 1 lb fresh mozzarella cheese
 Large bunch fresh basil leaves
 sea salt and freshly ground black pepper (to taste)
 2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
 2 tbsp balsamic vinegar

Directions

1

Cut the tomatoes and mozzarella into thick slices.

2

Arrange tomatoes on a platter, alternating them with the mozzarella slices. Tuck the whole basil leaves in between the tomato and cheese slices.

3

Sprinkle with a generous pinch of flaky salt and several grinds of black pepper, to taste. Drizzle the olive oil and balsamic vinegar over the tomatoes, mozzarella, and basil. Serve immediately.

Caprese salad with balsamic vinegar recipe
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