Farm-to-Table Fresh: Caprese Salad



Farm-to-Table Fresh: Caprese Salad

Farm-to-table dining is all about enjoying the freshest ingredients straight from the farm to your plate. Our Farm-to-Table Fresh: Caprese Salad is a delightful embodiment of this concept. It’s a simple yet divine dish that celebrates the vibrant flavors of ripe tomatoes, creamy mozzarella, fragrant basil, and extra virgin olive oil.

Every bite of this Caprese Salad is like a burst of summer on your palate. Whether you have a bountiful garden or just love visiting your local farmer’s market, this recipe allows you to savor the authentic taste of the season’s best produce.

Ingredients

  • 4 ripe tomatoes
  • 1 pound fresh mozzarella cheese
  • 1 bunch of fresh basil leaves
  • Extra virgin olive oil
  • Balsamic vinegar (optional)
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Slice the tomatoes and mozzarella cheese into 1/4-inch thick rounds.
  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 over the salad.
  5. For an extra burst of flavor, you can also drizzle balsamic vinegar over the top.
  6. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  7. Serve immediately and enjoy!

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Serves: 4

This Farm-to-Table Fresh: Caprese Salad is a perfect embodiment of summer on a plate. It’s a simple yet elegant dish that allows the natural flavors of the freshest ingredients to shine.

Nutrition Information (per serving): Calories: 280, Fat: 21g, Carbohydrates: 6g, Protein: 17g

Farm-to-table dining is not just a trend; it’s a celebration of quality ingredients. When you make this Caprese Salad, you’re not just making a salad; you’re creating a sensory experience that connects you to the season’s best produce. So, go ahead and savor the flavors of the farm at your table with this delicious Caprese Salad. It’s a dish that’s as beautiful as it is flavorful, making it a perfect addition to any summer meal or special occasion.

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