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Cool and Colorful Caprese Salad Recipe

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Fresh, large tomatoes (1 per salad)
Fresh mozzarella cheese
Fresh sweet basil leaves, stems removed
Extra virgin olive oil
Balsamic vinegar
Salt and fresh ground pepper to taste

Directions:
Directions:
Cut tomato into slices, about 1/4 inch thick. You should have 4 or 5 slices, depending on the size of the tomato. Cut the mozzarella into slices, also about 1/4 inch thick. You should have the same number of mozzarella and tomato slices.

Place a slice of tomato on a salad plate. Add a slice of the mozzarella cheese. Top with a couple of leaves of basil. Repeat until you use all of the tomato and mozzarella.

Drizzle some of the olive oil and balsamic vinegar on top of the salad and on the plate. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Serve immediately.

 

 

 

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