Tuesday, April 7, 2009

Insalata Caprese


This is an easy to prepare salad, no cooking and it's ready in less than 15 minutes! A lovely combination of mozzarella, tomatoes, and plenty of fresh basil leaves.... Simply stunning and delicious!


Insalata Caprese (Tomato And Mozzarella Salad)

Ingredients


350 g Mozzarella Bocconcini Cheese (mini)
300 g Mixed Tomato (any variety), halved or whole
2 Handful Basil Leaves, torn
Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Sea Salt to taste
Freshly Ground Black Pepper

Method

Arrange the cheese, tomatoes, basil and season with olive oil, sea salt and some black pepper. Serve immediately.

Author

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13 comments:

  1. that is such a pretty plate of yumminess!! i think i know what i'm having for dinner tomorrow! :)

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  2. Mmmmm! Yummy! You know spring is here when salads start to appeal to you again. :)

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  3. those are the cutest little mozzarellas!

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  4. What a beautiful dish. I love the colors.

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  5. @appropriated.muffin: Thanks

    @Jessica604: I couldn't agree more ;)

    @LK-Healthy Delicious: Thank you.

    @Sara: Thanks

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  6. Mmm. Looks wonderful. I love yellow pear tomatoes.
    Michelle

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  7. That is exquisite looking. Caprese is a favorite of mine. Looks just as good as what I've had in Italy.

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  8. That's a beautiful salad! Nice presentation.

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  9. This is one of my favorite salads!

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  10. @oneordinaryday: Thanks and yes, yellow tomatoes are lovely, aren't they?

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  11. @angela@spinachtiger: They're one of my favorite salad too! Simple and tasty :)

    @Suzy: Thanks.

    @Gina: Well, mine too:)

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  12. Looks great! Reminds me of all the freshness I found and loved in Italy. I definitely will be making this.

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  13. We also add artichoke hearts and use the marinade they come in in place of olive oil. Have to go through the chokes and remove the less chewable parts, though.

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