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Caprese Salad Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Sara McDaniel

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Ripe tomatoes, sliced 1/4" thick
1 pound fresh mozzarella sliced 1/4" thick
20-30 fresh basil leaves
Extra-virgin olive oil
salt/pepper

Directions:
Directions:
Layer alternating slices of tomatoes, mozzarella and basil leaves on a shallow dish than drizzle olive oil over the top, finish with salt & pepper to taste.

Be and sure only fresh mozzarella cheese is used. Fresh is a soft cheese made for slicing, usually sold in a ball or oval.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Tomatoes fresh from the garden are the best. This Italian salad is a great use of summers bumper crop of basil & tomatoes. Also delicious with a drizzle of balsamic vinegar.

 

 

 

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