Caprese Salad Recipe
- Cutting board
- Chef's knife
- Serving Tray
- 1 lb. fresh mozzarella sliced
- 5 medium-sized Roma tomatoes sliced
- kosher salt to taste
- black pepper to taste
- red wine vinaigrette
- fresh whole basil leaves
- Since this is a fresh recipe, wash tomatoes and basil thoroughly. Slice tomatoes into sandwich slices about a 1/4 inch thickness. Lightly sprinkle salt over the tomatoes slices on both front and back.
- Allow to sit at room temperature for 10 minutes. Then marinate tomatoes in large mixing bowl in a generous coating of Wishbone red wine vinaigrette for at least 30 minutes. While tomatoes are marinating, slice fresh mozzarella into similarly sized servings. Set aside.
- Remove basil leaves from stem. Then on a large serving platter, assemble in this method: Tomatoes down first. Cheese down second. A sprinkle of fresh black pepper over the cheese. And basil leaf to finish. Serve chilled or at room temperature.
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