Caprese Salad With Walnut Pesto

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Total Time
15 mins
15 mins

Simple, but elegant side dish. Goes good with Simple Shrimp Cakes. The first 6 ingredients are for the Olive Oil & Walnut Pesto. Two cups of fresh basil leaves are needed (don't know why "0" comes through), in addition to chopped walnuts, grated parmesan, olive oil, lemon juice and chopped garlic.

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  1. OliveOil & Walnut Pesto: Pulse basil, walnuts, cheese, olive oil, lemon juice and garlic in food processor until blended. Place in small bowl. Cover and refrigerate.
  2. Caprese Salad: Combine 2 tablespoons Walnut Pesto, olive oil and vinegar in small bowl. Slice tomatoes and cheese into 1/4-inch thick slices. Layer tomatoes and cheese on serving plate. Drizzle pesto vinaigrette. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.