Mozzarella and Tomato Caprese 🇮🇹

One of the stories behind the birth of the Mozzarella and Tomato Caprese – known as Insalata Caprese (literally, salad from Capri), says that this simple and tasty dish was created on a construction site where a particularly patriotic bricklayer stuffed his sandwiches during lunch break with tomatoes, mozzarella and basil to recall the colors of the Italian flag. Let us say that after the win of the Italian football team at the European Championship we also feel a little patriotic, wanting to bring the Italian colors on our table to celebrate this success. 🇮🇹

🍷 Francesca & Marinella🍴

RECIPE

Caprese Salad

SERVINGS: 2
Preparation Time:
10 min
TOTAL TIME:
10 min


INGREDIENTS
  • 2 high quality Mozzarella
  • 4 ripe salad tomatoes
  • basil leaves
  • Salt, extra virgin olive oil, fresh ground pepper, to taste
  • Salt, extra virgin olive oil, fresh ground pepper, to taste

INSTRUCTIONS
  • Start cutting the mozzarella and the tomatoes into 0.5 cm thick slices.
  • In a serving plate arrange the slices alternating the tomatoes and mozzarella.
  • Cut the basil leaves into thin strips and scatter on the Caprese. Season with salt, extra virgin olive oil and fresh ground pepper.

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