Caprese Salad Recipe - Lecitronoc

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Introduction experience the simplicity and freshness of this classic caprese salad recipe made with ripe tomatoes fresh mozzarella basil leaves and a drizzle of balsamic glaze its a perfect appetizer or side dish

Gather your ingredients for this recipe youll need ripe tomatoes fresh mozzarella cheese fresh basil leaves extra virgin olive oil balsamic glaze salt and pepper

Slice the tomatoes start by slicing the tomatoes and fresh mozzarella cheese into thin even slices arrange them alternately on a serving platter to create a visually appealing pattern

Layer with basil tuck fresh basil leaves between the slices of tomato and cheese the aromatic basil adds a burst of flavor and enhances the dishs presentation

Drizzle with olive oil before serving drizzle the caprese salad with extra virgin olive oil the fruity richness of the olive oil complements the sweetness of the tomatoes and creaminess of the mozzarella

Season with salt season the salad with a sprinkle of salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste the salt helps bring out the flavors of the tomatoes and cheese

Finish with balsamic for the final touch drizzle the caprese salad with balsamic glaze the sweet and tangy glaze adds depth and complexity to the dish elevating it to gourmet status

Serve and enjoy garnish the salad with additional basil leaves if desired and serve immediately its a light and refreshing dish thats perfect for any occasion

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