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Caprese Salad

Updated June 29, 2016

Serves4

CostInexpensive

Easy

Make Ahead RecipeYes

Kid FriendlyYes

OccasionCasual Dinner Party

Recipe CourseCold Appetizer, Side Dish

Five Ingredients or LessYes

MealDinner, Lunch

Taste and TextureCheesy, Herby, Juicy, Savory

Type of DishFirst Course Salad

Ingredients

  • 4 ripe tomatoes
  • 12 ounces fresh buffalo or whole-milk mozzarella
  • Sea or kosher salt and fresh ground black pepper to taste
  • ¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • Whole sprigs of bush basil or fresh basil leaves sliced into thin ribbons

Instructions

Slice the tomatoes and mozzarella into ¼-inch slices and salt and pepper each slice.

To serve, alternate the tomato and cheese slices on a serving platter. Drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle with the basil. Serve immediately.

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