Summer Fresh Caprese Salad


Summer Fresh Caprese Salad

Summer Fresh Caprese Salad

When summer arrives, there’s nothing quite like a refreshing Caprese salad to savor the season’s flavors. This simple yet elegant dish combines the freshness of ripe tomatoes, creamy mozzarella cheese, fragrant basil leaves, and a drizzle of balsamic glaze. It’s a delightful appetizer or side dish that embodies the essence of summer on a plate.

Ingredients

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

Instructions

  1. Slice the tomatoes and fresh 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 and balsamic glaze over the salad.
  5. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  6. Serve immediately and enjoy the vibrant flavors of summer!

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Serves 4

Summer Fresh Caprese Salad is a quick and easy recipe that captures the essence of summer with its ripe tomatoes, creamy mozzarella, and aromatic basil. Drizzled with balsamic glaze, it’s a refreshing and elegant dish perfect for any summer occasion.

Nutritional information per serving: Calories: 280, Fat: 20g, Carbohydrates: 5g, Protein: 17g

Whether you’re hosting a backyard barbecue, enjoying a picnic, or simply looking for a light and flavorful dish, Summer Fresh Caprese Salad is a crowd-pleaser. The combination of fresh ingredients and the burst of flavors make it a go-to recipe for summer gatherings. Try it today and celebrate the season with this classic Italian salad!

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