Caprese Salad


Here’s a recipe that will make use of your slicing tomatoes and your basil leaves this week. A Caprese Salad is refreshing on a warm day and so easy to throw together. It can be an afternoon snack or a potluck side dish. The photos and recipe in this post come from Spoonful. See the original post here.

Caprese Salad
Serves about 4 as a side

2-3 large tomatoes
Sea salt to taste
12 ounces fresh mozzarella
2 tablespoons olive oil
Fresh basil leaves

Slice the tomatoes and lay them out on a platter. Salt them generously. Slice the mozzarella similarly, and lay the slices on the tomatoes. Drizzle with the olive oil, then top each piece with a large, fresh leaf of basil and serve.


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