Fresh Caprese Salad: Summer Vibes

Whether you’re hosting a backyard barbecue or simply craving a taste of summer, this Fresh Caprese Salad is the ultimate embodiment of seasonal flavors. With luscious ripe tomatoes, creamy mozzarella cheese, fragrant basil leaves, and a drizzle of balsamic glaze, each bite transports you to sun-soaked Mediterranean terraces.

Ingredients

  • 4 large ripe tomatoes, sliced
  • 8 oz fresh mozzarella cheese, sliced
  • 1 bunch of fresh basil leaves
  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tbsp balsamic glaze
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Gently arrange the tomato and mozzarella slices on a serving platter, alternating them for a visually appealing pattern.
  2. Tuck the fresh basil leaves between the slices.
  3. Drizzle the extra-virgin olive oil over the salad.
  4. Season with salt and pepper to enhance the flavors.
  5. Finish by drizzling the rich balsamic glaze over the salad, adding a delightful tangy sweetness.

Prep time: 15 minutes

Serves: 4

A taste of summer captured on a plate. This Fresh Caprese Salad is a harmony of juicy tomatoes, creamy mozzarella, fragrant basil, and balsamic glaze.

Nutrition information: Calories: 180 | Fat: 12g | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 9g

Picture yourself surrounded by the warm embrace of summer as you indulge in this exquisite Fresh Caprese Salad. Each bite is a celebration of simplicity and taste, with the sweetness of ripe tomatoes perfectly complementing the rich, creamy mozzarella. The vibrant green basil leaves bring a burst of freshness, while the drizzle of extra-virgin olive oil adds a smooth richness that dances on your palate. The balsamic glaze crowns the dish with its deep, tangy essence, tying all the flavors together in perfect harmony.
Whether you’re sharing it with friends at a picnic or savoring it on your own, this salad is an invitation to slow down and relish the moment. Close your eyes, take a bite, and let the symphony of flavors transport you to the sun-drenched shores of the Mediterranean, where every day feels like a summer vacation.

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