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Caprese Salad

Caprese Salad
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Caprese Salad

Serves: 4

Preparation: 5 minutes

Cooking: none

 

Ingredients

2 handfuls of cherry tomatoes, halved 
125g fresh baby mozzarella, halved
12 basil leaves, torn
20ml good quality olive oil
Salt and pepper to taste

 

Method

Mix tomatoes and mozzarella on a white platter or in a bowl 

Drizzle with the olive oil and season with salt and pepper

Scatter torn basil leaves over the tomatoes

Serve with crusty bread and a fresh green salad

 

Note: it is very important not to store tomatoes in the fridge, and when serving this salad the cheese should be at room temperature.