Balsamic Caprese Salad



Balsamic Caprese Salad

Create a delightful journey through flavors with our Balsamic Caprese Salad. This classic Italian dish is a true crowd-pleaser, perfect for any occasion. The combination of fresh, ripe tomatoes, creamy mozzarella, fragrant basil leaves, and a drizzle of balsamic glaze creates a harmonious symphony of tastes that will transport your taste buds to the heart of Italy.

Whether you’re hosting a summer barbecue, a family dinner, or a casual get-together, this salad is a fantastic choice. It’s quick and easy to prepare, making it a hassle-free addition to your menu.

Let’s dive into the ingredients and step-by-step instructions to create this culinary masterpiece.

Ingredients

  • 4 ripe tomatoes
  • 1 pound fresh mozzarella cheese
  • 1 bunch of fresh basil leaves
  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic glaze
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Slice the tomatoes and fresh mozzarella into 1/4-inch thick slices.
  2. Arrange the tomato and mozzarella slices on a serving platter, alternating them and slightly overlapping.
  3. Tuck fresh basil leaves between the tomato and mozzarella slices.
  4. Drizzle extra-virgin olive oil and balsamic glaze over the salad.
  5. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  6. Serve immediately and enjoy!

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Serves: 4

Our Balsamic Caprese Salad is a simple yet elegant dish that celebrates the flavors of summer. With the sweetness of ripe tomatoes, the creaminess of fresh mozzarella, and the aromatic basil, every bite is a taste of Italy. The balsamic glaze adds a touch of tanginess and depth to this classic recipe. It’s perfect as an appetizer, side dish, or even a light main course. Make it for your next gathering, and watch it disappear within minutes!

Nutrition Information (per serving): Calories: 250, Fat: 20g, Carbohydrates: 5g, Protein: 12g

Create unforgettable moments around the table with our Balsamic Caprese Salad. Share the love for good food with your friends and family, and savor the taste of Italy in every bite. Buon appetito!

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