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Heirloom Caprese Salad

Posted on December 3, 2012 at 3:30 AM

Simple traditional Italian salad consisting of heirloom tomatoes, fresh mozzarella and balsamic reduction. Great as a starter, or a side salad, this recipe is sure to compliment any Italian meal.


Serves 4-5

Ingredients:

  • 3 Large Heirloom Tomatoes
  • 1 Large Fresh Mozzarella Ball
  • 1 Bunch Fresh Basil
  • Olive Oil
  • Balsamic Vingear
  • Salt + Pepper


Preparation:


  1. Cut heirloom tomatoes into thick slices.
  2. Cut fresh mozzarella into thin slices
  3. Pull basil leaves from branch (if any)

Balsamic Reduction: Take one 750ml bottle of balsamic vinegar and place into small sauce pan. Cook over low heat until the reduction coats the back of a spoon. Store in a jar or squeeze bottle sealed with plastic wrap to retain freshness.


Assembly:


Alternate tomato slice, mozzarella, basil. Tomato slice, mozzarella, basil. Until you have created a large circle. Once plating is completed, drizzle balsamic reduction and olive oil over salad. Season with salt and fresh cracked pepper.



Categories: Salads, Italian

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