Classic caprese salad

    20 min

    Everyone loves this Caprese salad recipe - it's simple and delicious, and welcome as a starter anytime. Best enjoyed when tomatoes are ripe and in season, this makes a lovely summertime starter.

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    Serves: 2 

    • 2 ripe tomatoes
    • 1 ball (250g) mozzarella
    • 10 basil leaves
    • good quality olive oil

    Prep:10min  ›  Extra time:10min  ›  Ready in:20min 

    1. Cut tomatoes and mozzarella into slices. Mix the basil leaves in between and on top of the slices then drizzle with the olive oil.

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    Always a classic combination, this recipe is simple and delish! I always make sure i use the best olive oil, and red ripe tomatoes. i like a little black pepper and coarse sea salt, too  -  20 Aug 2012


    With a friends homegrown tomatoes and fresh mozzarella this is an almost-gourmet treat that you can make in 2 minutes:-)  -  11 Dec 2009  (Review from Allrecipes AU | NZ)