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Caprese Salad Tomato Stacks

May 27, 2014 (Last Updated: August 24, 2020)

“Caprese salad or Insalata Caprese is a classic Italian appetizer or salad that is made with fresh mozzarella, ripe tomatoes, basil leaves and usually drizzled with olive oil and balsamic vinegar. There are many variations of this traditional dish, here is a wonderful variation for your light lunch or starter menu”

 

 

#Caprese #Salad #Tomato Stacks

 

 

Caprese Salad Tomato Stacks

  • Three tablespoons Balsamic vinegar

  • Two tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil

  • Three medium tomatoes, each cut into 4 1/4-inch-thick slices

  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt

  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

  • One-8-oz. ball fresh mozzarella cut into 8 1/4-inch-thick slices

  • Sixteen fresh basil leaves

 
 

Preparation

  1. In a small bowl stir together Balsamic vinegar and olive oil.

  2. Place a slice of tomato on each of 4 small plates sprinkle lightly with salt and pepper. Top each with a slice of mozzarella- then a basil leaf. Repeat layering one more time. Top each stack with a slice of tomato and garnish with basil leaves.

  3. Drizzle olive oil and balsamic dressing over each stack.

  4. Serve immediately

 

 

 

#Caprese #Salad #Tomato Stacks

Caprese Salad Tomato Stacks

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“Caprese salad or Insalata Caprese is a classic Italian appetizer or salad that is made with fresh mozzarella, ripe tomatoes, basil leaves and usually drizzled with olive oil and balsamic vinegar. There are many variations of this traditional dish, here is a wonderful variation for your light lunch or starter menu”
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Course Appetizer, Salad
Cuisine Italian
Servings 3 Servings
Calories 75 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 3 Tablespoon Balsamic vinegar
  • 2 Tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 4 Medium tomatoes cut into 4 1/4-inch-thick slices
  • ¼ teaspoon kosher salt
  • teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 8 ounce fresh mozzarella cut into 8 1/4-inch-thick slices
  • 16 fresh basil leaves

Instructions
 

  • In a small bowl stir together Balsamic vinegar and olive oil.
  • Place a slice of tomato on each of 4 small plates sprinkle lightly with salt and pepper. Top each with a slice of mozzarella- then a basil leaf. Repeat layering one more time. Top each stack with a slice of tomato and garnish with basil leaves.
  • Drizzle olive oil and balsamic dressing over each stack.
  • Serve immediately

Nutrition

Serving: 01Calories: 75kcalCarbohydrates: 0gProtein: 0gFat: 0gSaturated Fat: 0gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0gMonounsaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 0mgPotassium: 0mgFiber: 0gSugar: 0gVitamin A: 0IUVitamin C: 0mgCalcium: 0mgIron: 0mg
Keyword tomato
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    tampacakegirl
    May 7, 2015 at 1:57 pm

    I love this recipe Heidy! Sure wish I was eating it for lunch. This is my favorite salad.

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