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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.
sdubravova 1y ago
Rgfoley 1y agoGreat light salad. I included balsamic vinegar and loved it. Quality mozzarella is a must!
Cjacalifornia 2y agoEasy and delicious. Very pretty for presentation too. Thanks for sharing!
jokoboco 2y agoIt may hit others' taste buds but I didn't care for it. The fresh basil was too overpowering for me.
susan293 2y ago
matolili 2y ago
cheflilbabe 2y ago
Ajstallones 2y agoMade this with dried basil rather than basil leaves. It was okay, I need to try next time with better ingredients.
twisted1331 2y ago
sarahbaker2 3y ago