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a white plate filled with sliced tomatoes, sliced mozzarella and basil leaves, next to a board of sliced bread and some spare plates

Caprese salad

Published: April 8, 2022 at 1:12 pm
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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
  • Easy
  • Serves 2 - 3

This caprese salad, with sweet tomatoes and creamy mozzarella, is full of fresh Mediterranean flavours and simple to whip up. Serve it with bread as a light, summery lunch, or as a side dish at dinner

  • Gluten free
  • Vegetarian
Nutrition:
NutrientUnit
kcal307
fat24.4g
saturates12.6g
carbs5.2g
sugars5g
fibre1.5g
protein16g
salt0.8g
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Try this recipe for caprese salad, then check out our tomato salad with burrata, Greek salad and niçoise salad.

Ingredients

  • 3 ripe vine tomatoes (each about the same size as the mozzarella ball), room temperature, sliced
  • 250g mozzarella in water, drained and sliced
  • a handful of leaves basil, torn
  • 2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar

Method

  • STEP 1

    Arrange the tomato and mozzarella slices over a plate or platter. Tear over the basil, season with salt and pepper, then drizzle over the oil and balsamic vinegar. Serve at room temperature.

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