Caprese Salad with Balsamic



Caprese Salad with Balsamic

If you’re craving a refreshing and flavorful salad, look no further than our Caprese Salad with Balsamic. This classic Italian dish combines the goodness of ripe tomatoes, fresh mozzarella, fragrant basil leaves, and a drizzle of aged balsamic vinegar. It’s the perfect appetizer or side dish for any occasion, and it’s incredibly easy to make.

Ingredients

  • 4 ripe tomatoes
  • 8 oz fresh mozzarella cheese
  • 1 bunch of fresh basil leaves
  • 2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tbsp aged balsamic vinegar
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Slice the ripe tomatoes and fresh mozzarella cheese 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 aged balsamic vinegar over the salad.
  5. Season with salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste.
  6. Serve immediately and enjoy the burst of flavors!

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Serves 4

Our Caprese Salad with Balsamic is a delightful combination of ripe tomatoes, creamy mozzarella, and fresh basil, brought together with the richness of aged balsamic vinegar. It’s a simple yet elegant dish that’s sure to impress your guests. Perfect for summer gatherings or anytime you want a taste of Italy!

Nutritional Information (per serving):

– Calories: 220
– Protein: 12g
– Carbohydrates: 8g
– Fat: 16g
– Fiber: 2g

Our Caprese Salad with Balsamic is a timeless classic that captures the essence of Italian cuisine. Whether you’re preparing it for a family dinner or a special occasion, this salad never fails to delight. The combination of juicy tomatoes, creamy mozzarella, and aromatic basil, all dressed in a drizzle of aged balsamic, is simply irresistible. Plus, it’s quick to make and beautifully presents on any table. So, don’t hesitate to try this recipe and savor the Mediterranean flavors in your own kitchen!