Mozzato Salad (Aka Caprese)

"We love this in the summertime with fresh basil and homegrown tomatoes, but the colors compliment winter holiday dinners as well."
 
Mozzato Salad (Aka Caprese) created by GourmetPappa
Ready In:
10mins
Ingredients:
7
Serves:
4-6
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directions

  • Alternate tomato slice, cheese slice, and basil leaf on platter.
  • Garnish with extra leaves and then drizzle with olive oil, salt, pepper and balsamic vinegar.

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  1. adopt a greyhound
    Great flavor with balsamic syrup. Forgot the pepper but will do it next time. Will be looking forward to this when the tomatoes are fresh off the vine.
     
  2. Kit Katchen
    One word: YUM! This was my first time to have this salad and it was so good! I grabbed some fresh tomatoes & basil from our garden. I just made it for myself for lunch so I reduced the amounts accordingly and it was just right. I also used Meadowkaas dutch cheese since I didn't have any fresh mozzarella and it blended wonderfully. I also sprinkled salt, pepper, & garlic across the top. This is a delicious & relatively healthy summer lunch. Thank you so much for sharing this great salad!
     
  3. sch30
    perfect lite meal. I used garlic infused olive oil
     
  4. Glori-B
    Delizioso! Molto buono! Or as we say in my house: "Yum! Can I have some more?"
     
  5. TasteTester
    Perfectly delicious! I wouldn't change a thing -- this tastes just like the kind we order in our favorite Italian restaurant. This was my son's first time trying Caprese and he loved it as well. Thanks for sharing!
     

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