Tomato mozzarella and basil

    Tomato mozzarella and basil


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    About this recipe: The classic combination of the Caprese salad is reproduced here, with the addition of herbs, capers, roasted red peppers and crushed chillies. Serve as a starter or side dish.

    Serves: 8 

    • 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh parsley
    • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
    • 1 pinch dried oregano
    • 1 tablespoon capers, drained
    • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
    • 6 tablespoons olive oil
    • 450g mozzarella cheese, sliced
    • 2 tomatoes, thinly sliced
    • 2/3 (290g) jar roasted red peppers, drained and julienned
    • crushed chillies to taste

    Prep:20min  ›  Extra time:30min chilling  ›  Ready in:50min 

    1. In a medium bowl, mix together parsley, basil, oregano, capers, garlic and olive oil.
    2. On a serving plate, arrange mozzarella cheese slices and tomato slices in alternating layers. Top with roasted red peppers. Drizzle with the herb and olive oil mixture. Cover and chill in the refrigerator 30 minutes before sprinkling with crushed chillies and serving.

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