Caprese Salad

My Garden Life
August 2, 2021
Servings: 3


3 large tomatoes
8 ounces mozzarella
1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon black pepper
1/4 cup fresh basil, minced


Slice tomatoes and cheese. Arrange the cheese slices on a large platter. Top each with a tomato slice.
Combine oil, salt and pepper and mix well. Pour over the tomatoes. Sprinkle basil over the tomatoes and serve.
Variations: Add 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar for zestier flavor. Provolone cheese may be substituted for mozzarella.

Caprese salad_Slices of tomato and mozzarella cheese with basil and olive oil

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