Caprese salad

A simple, yet amazing summer salad.  When tomatoes are amazingly ripe and the basil plant is growing out of control, there’s only one thing to make – caprese salad!  Now that our tomatoes in the garden are finally ready to eat, we’ve started making this regularly again.  This is one of our all-time favorites, and it’s basically a make-as-you-go recipe – use as many tomatoes as you’d like, and go from there!  Enjoy!

Caprese Salad
servings vary (therefore nutritional information will vary)

Ripe tomatoes, sliced into rounds
Fresh basil leaves, torn if large
Fresh mozzarella, sliced
Good quality balsamic vinegar
Good quality extra-virgin olive oil
Freshly ground pepper
Flaky sea salt

Place sliced tomato rounds onto a serving plate. Top each tomato with a slice of mozzarella and a basil leaf. Grind pepper and sprinkle salt evenly over the the tomatoes.

Drizzle with balsamic vinegar and olive oil.


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