Fresh and Easy Caprese Salad

Indulge in the vibrant symphony of flavors with our Fresh and Easy Caprese Salad. This dish is a celebration of simplicity and freshness, capturing the essence of Mediterranean cuisine in every bite. The medley of juicy, ripe tomatoes, creamy mozzarella cheese, and aromatic basil leaves dances on your palate, creating a harmonious blend that’s perfect for any occasion.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 8 oz fresh mozzarella cheese, sliced
  • 1 cup fresh basil leaves
  • 3 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • Balsamic glaze, for drizzling
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

Instructions

  1. Gently combine the cherry tomatoes, mozzarella slices, and fresh basil leaves in a large bowl.
  2. Drizzle the extra-virgin olive oil over the ingredients.
  3. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Give everything a gentle toss to ensure the flavors meld.
  5. Before serving, drizzle the luscious balsamic glaze over the salad.

Prep time: 10 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

A delightful blend of tomatoes, mozzarella, and basil, dressed with olive oil and balsamic glaze.

Nutrition information: Calories: 180, Total Fat: 14g, Carbohydrates: 6g, Protein: 9g

Concluding your culinary journey with our Fresh and Easy Caprese Salad will leave you refreshed and satisfied. This salad not only tantalizes your taste buds but also serves as a feast for the eyes with its vibrant colors. Whether it’s a quick weekday lunch or a side dish for a special dinner, this recipe encapsulates the spirit of effortless elegance. So, gather the freshest ingredients, and let the symphony of flavors whisk you away to the sun-kissed coasts of Italy. Embrace the simplicity, celebrate the freshness, and savor every moment with this delightful salad that’s sure to become a favorite in your kitchen.