Caprese Salad is a simple salad of fresh mozzarella and tomatoes topped with basil and a splash of balsamic. A perfect end of summer appetizer or side dish, especially when tomatoes are at their peak.
1 large tomato, sliced into 8 slices
8 oz fresh mozzarella, sliced into 8 slices
5-6 basil leaves, sliced
2 tsp extra virgin olive oil
1 tsp balsamic vinegar
salt and fresh pepper
Place sliced mozzarella on a large plate or platter.
Top with tomato, olive oil, balsamic, basil, salt and pepper.
Serves 8 as an appetizer