Easy Caprese Salad


Posted: February 26

Time: 10 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

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This Easy Caprese Salad is truly delicious, fresh, and so quick to make. Simply slice the ingredients, arrange, and voila! Feel free to have a little fun with your Easy Caprese Salad and arrange the ingredients in your favorite shapes; why not stack the creamy mozzarella and fresh tomatoes in a stack for a towering salad? How about a candy cane shape at Christmas, or a heart for a bridal shower or Valentine’s? The flavor combination is a classic in bright garden tastes so it’s a perfect side for almost any meal regardless of the season.


Ingredients

• 3-4 medium ripe tomatoes, sliced 1/4-inch thick • 1 pound fresh mozzarella cheese, sliced into 1/4-inch-thick rounds • 1/2 cup packed fresh basil leaves • flaky sea salt, to taste • freshly ground black pepper, to taste • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil • 2 tablespoons balsamic glaze

Directions

Step 1

Place the tomato slices and mozzarella cheese onto a serving plate, placing them on the plate in an alternating pattern.

Step 2

Top the salad with the basil leaves.

Step 3

Season with the flaky salt and black pepper, sprinkling generously.

Step 4

Drizzle the salad with the olive oil and balsamic glaze in a decorative pattern.

Step 5

Serve!


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