Caprese Salad. The 3 Ingredient Appetizer.
Caprese salad is a simple Italian salad, made of sliced fresh mozzarella, tomatoes, and sweet basil, seasoned with salt and olive oil, it is usually arranged on a plate in restaurant practice. Like pizza Margherita, it features the colors of the Italian flag: green, white, and red. This easy, healthy choice is a great side addition to your main course, it goes well with a Steak Sandwich, Meatballs and any other lunch, it is also a good choice for an appetizer, you can also notice that Caprese Salad makes it to the top list of appetizer in Italian menus.
Caprese Salad: Ingredients
- 250g Cherry Tomatoes
- 100g Fresh Mozzarella Cheese (Bocconcini)
- 3-4 Fresh Basil Leaves
- 1tbsp Olive Oil
- Salt to taste
The classic Caprese salad is often called, a 3 ingredient salad, where the key ingredients are tomatoes, mozzarella and basil leaves, there are also a lot of deviations from the classic recipe where pepper or vinegar is added, to keep the things simple and classic – I recommend sticking to the classic Italian recipe, especially if you are part of healthy weight-watchers community 🙂
Caprese Salad: Tools
- Medium mixing bowl
- Wooden cut board
- Small ramekin
- Table spoon
Caprese Salad: Instructions
Step 1: Wash and dry all products.
Step 2: Halve cherry tomatoes, cut bocconcini into bite-size pieces. Chop basil leaves.
Step 3: In a medium bowl, toss together tomatoes, basil and bocconcini, 1tbsp olive oil. Season with salt to taste.
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