CAPRESE SALAD WITH CHERRY TOMATOES

This Italian salad is so simple that everything depends on the quality of the ingredients to be great. So don't skimp.

This Italian salad is so simple that everything depends on the quality of the ingredients to be great. So don't skimp.

Makes 6 to 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups red cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 cup yellow cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 12 oz bocconcini (fresh buffalo mozzarella), drained, sliced or cut into chunks, drained
  • 1/4 cup small basil leaves or 12 chopped large leaves fresh basil
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 tbsp good quality balsamic
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil

Method

    1. Arrange cherry tomatoes on a platter or shallow salad bowl. Arrange cheese on top of tomatoes. Place basil leaves on cheese.

    2. Sprinkle ingredients with salt and pepper. Drizzle with balsamic and olive oil.

CAPRESE SALAD WITH CHERRY TOMATOES

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