Caprese – Tomato, Mozarella and Basil Leaves Salad

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This is certainly one of the favourites in our household, so easy to prepare, no cooking involve at all yet taste superb everytime. This is also great for dinner parties as it can be prepared well in advance. For this salad it is important though to get really good quality tomatoes.  

KITCHEN KIT:
A big plate and a small bowl

Ingredients Serves 4:

For the Tomato and Mozzarella:
1. 125g mozzarella pearls, drained
2. 250g cherry vine tomatoes, sliced
3. A handful of basil leaves, torn into smaller pieces
4. 1 clove of garlic, thinly sliced

For the dressing:
5. A pinch of salt
6. A pinch of ground black pepper
7. 2 tsp. of Balsamic Vinegar
8. 1 tbsp. Extra Virgin Olive Oil
 

For the Tomato and Mozzarella:
1. On a plate lay your sliced tomatoes, add the garlic slices basil and mozzarella pearls on top of the tomatoes.

For the dressing:
2. On a bowl mix the all the dressing ingredients listed above, drizzle over the tomato and mozzarella. Garnish with some torn basil leaves.
Serve Immediately.

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