Caprese Salad

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About Caprese Salad

Caprese salad is one of the most popular food items around the world. It's very surprising how this delicacy is often the most messed up while cooking. Now you would probably be wondering how one can go wrong while arranging some tomatoes, basil and mozzarella. There are hundreds of mistakes you can make to mess up a tomato mozzarella caprese! But what if you could master this on your own in the simplest way possible? If you are someone who can not tolerate variations and longs for authentic taste, then the best caprese salad is better off when you prepare it on your own. Let's take a look at this easy caprese salad recipe by our home-chef, Meera Girdhar, which will leave you wanting for more. This Italian dish is perfect for summertime, when the only thing that you want to eat after long and hot office hours, is something refreshing. Since this Caprese salad recipe is very easy and quick, it is necessary to use fresh tomatoes and mozzarella and the best quality olive oil available in the market. The perfect caprese salad is like an endpoint for a connoisseur. There is nothing that can beat the classic taste of it. You just can't improve it further. Here's the key to heaven at home!
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Recipe Time & More

Prep Time10 minutes
Total Time10 minutes
Recipe TasteSavouryTangy
Servings - 2

Ingredients
 

  • 3 large Tomato red sliced
  • 400 gm Mozzarella Cheese fresh
  • leaves Basil fresh ½
  • 2 tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1 tbsp Balsamic Vinegar
  • tsp Sea Salt ½
  • tsp Black Pepper freshly crushed ½
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Instructions
 

  • Initial Preparation & caprese salad dressing - Start by slicing the tomatoes and mozzarella cheese.
  • To prepare the salad dressing, take olive oil in a bowl. Further add vinegar, sea salt and black pepper.
    Caprese Salad - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Also, add uniformly chopped basil leaves and mix everything well to make the dressing even.
    Caprese Salad - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Take a big platter and arrange slices of tomatoes, mozzarella and basil leaves in an alternate fashion till the entire platter is full.
    Caprese Salad - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Now that your salad is arranged, drizzle the prepared salad dressing as desired. Enjoy it while it’s fresh.
    Caprese Salad - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers

Recipe Notes

About the Author: Meera Girdhar loves to add twists and turns to simple dishes to make them more mouth-watering, presentable, healthy and of course different. Her love for perfection and try to achieve it to a level that satisfies her made her start her blog Exotic and Easy. Additionally, she is heading HR of an IIT/IIM start-up and always enjoy to manage three worlds – home, career, and taste-buds. You can follow her blog –  Exoticneasy or connect with her on her facebook page. Follow her on PlattershareTwitterPinterest and Google Plus too.
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