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Caprese salad

This Italian classic is made from just four primary ingredients: tomato, mozzarella, basil and olive oil. Because of its simplicity, it is essential that the ingredients are of the best quality you can get.

Recipe voor 850 grams.

Caprese salad

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Ingredients

600

g

tomatoes, ripe (peeled if desired)

250

g

buffalo mozzarella, of outstanding quality

20

leaves

fresh basil

As needed:

 

extra virgin olive oil

As needed:

 

salt and pepper

Preparation method

  • Thinly slice the tomatoes and arrange on the plates.
  • Sprinkle the tomatoes with salt and pepper, and generously drizzle with olive oil.
  • Remove the mozzarella from its water and tear into pieces by hand.
  • Distribute the pieces over the tomato and garnish with the basil.
  • Finish with a liberal amount of olive oil and salt and pepper to taste. 

Serving suggestions

  • You can also drizzle the Caprese salad with a fine balsamic vinegar as a garnish.

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