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Fresh Clips: Caprese Salad Recipe

By K.C. Compton
August/September 2011
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SERVES 4

• 2 balls fresh mozzarella cheese (about 8 ounces)
• 4 medium-size ripe tomatoes
• 12 red and yellow cherry tomatoes, halved  
• Salt
• Freshly ground pepper
• Olive oil
• Balsamic vinegar, optional
• Fresh basil leaves
• Sprigs of basil, for garnish

1. Remove cheese from brine and cut into 8 slices. Slice each tomato into 3 slices.

2. Arrange tomato slices, cheese slices and cherry tomatoes on 4 salad plates.

3. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Drizzle with olive oil and vinegar, if desired. Top with fresh basil leaves. Garnish with a sprig of basil.


K.C. Compton is editor-in-chief of The Herb Companion. 

Click here for the main article, Fresh Clips: What is a Caprese Salad? 








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