Insalata caprese

The simple things are often the best.

  • 10 mins preparation
  • Serves 2
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A traditional Italian dish, this light and fresh salad uses only the freshest ingredients to emphasise the importance of good quality produce. Enjoy it on it's own or as a side dish.
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Insalata caprese
  • 2 ripe large tomatoes
  • 125 gram buffalo mozzarella
  • small basil leaves
  • extra virgin olive oil
  • salt and pepper


Insalata caprese
  • 1
    Slice the tomatoes and mozzarella and arrange, alternately, on a serving plate so that they overlap slightly.
  • 2
    Arrange small fresh basil leaves on top. Season with salt and fresh ground pepper.
  • 3
    Drizzle with a generous amount of extra virgin olive oil and serve.

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