Caprese salad – two weeks

In two weeks, I’ll tell you why I haven’t been writing any stories…

caprese salad

Caprese Salad

3 vine-ripe tomatoes, 1/4-inch thick slices
1 pound fresh mozzarella, 1/4-inch thick slices
4 or 5 large fresh basil leaves, sliced into ribbons
Good quality balsamic vinegar
Extra-virgin olive oil, for drizzling
Coarse sea salt and freshly ground pepper

Layer alternating slices of tomatoes and mozzarella on a large, shallow platter
Sprinkle with basil leaves
Drizzle the salad with extra-virgin olive oil and balsamic vinegar, to taste
Season with salt and pepper, to taste.

THE LOVE: Use the very best ingredients you can…

printable copy

one year ago: fettuccine with spicy seafood

two years ago: poppin pecans

Thanks for reading.

  • The salad looks refreshing !The color of tomatoes, just beautiful! Pictures are insanely beautiful! 🙂

  • Heidi Eaton

    Looks delicious. Beautiful colors.

    • I saw the tomatoes at the Superstore and knew I wanted to photograph them. I am a hopeless food slave…

  • Darlene

    Can you buy fresh mozzarella in the Saint John area? I would love to get some.

  • meggie

    My fav salad!!! xo