Top-ranked recipe named "Caprese Salad (Mozzarella, Basil, Tomato)"
How to make caprese salad - it's a light, delicious summer salad. Some feel that balsamic vinegar should be left off -- it's a personal preference, and I'm happy with this salad either way. Be sure to use the freshest possible buffalo mozzarella, basil and tomatoes.
"Made it tonight with fresh yellow tomatoes, which are in season right now here in the Northwest. Pretty delicious, and colorful. As always, the key for me with this recipe is to get water-packed fresh buffalo mozzarella, if you can. The quality of the cheese and the ripeness of the tomatoes make all the difference in this simple salad."
Slice tomatoes about one quarter inch thick and arrange on a plate.
Slice thin discs of mozzarella cheese and place on each tomato. Top with a sprig of basil.
Mix olive oil and balsamic vinegar. Pour over tomatoes. Add salt and pepper to taste. Serve
Very attractive, simple, quick and elegant first course on a hot spring or summer day.
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sdubravova 10 months ago
Rgfoley 1 year agoGreat light salad. I included balsamic vinegar and loved it. Quality mozzarella is a must!
Cjacalifornia 1 year agoEasy and delicious. Very pretty for presentation too. Thanks for sharing!
jokoboco 2 years agoIt may hit others' taste buds but I didn't care for it. The fresh basil was too overpowering for me.
susan293 2 years ago
matolili 2 years ago
cheflilbabe 2 years ago
Ajstallones 2 years agoMade this with dried basil rather than basil leaves. It was okay, I need to try next time with better ingredients.
twisted1331 2 years ago
sarahbaker2 2 years ago