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Italian Caprese Salad

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Caprese salad is a very simple Italian salad made with mozzarella, tomatoes, olives and basil. This salad is served as a starter or appetizer instead of being served as a side dish, unlike all other Italian salads. Some variations to the basic salad recipe can be made with dressings and sauces.
Ingredients
  Tomato 1 , sliced
  Mozzarella cheese slices 4
  Basil leaves 4
  Olive oil 1 Tablespoon
  Olives 2
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
  Balsamic vinegar 1 Cup (16 tbs), thickened
Directions

1. Assemble tomato, slices of mozzarella, basil leaves, olives on a bed of lettuce leaves.
2. Boil balsamic vinegar to thicken it.
3. Spread the balsamic vinegar reduction over the salad.
4. Drizzle olive oil, salt and pepper.
Serve.
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Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Appetizer
Taste: 
Savory
Method: 
Mixing
Dish: 
Salad
Ingredient: 
Mozzarella, Vegetable
Interest: 
Quick, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Servings: 
2
Why not try out this simple Italian Caprese salad with mozzarella, tomatoes, olives and basil. Watch this wonderful video to make an appetizing salad that can be a great addition to your party menu as well. Some variations can be made with dressings and sauces to the basic salad recipe. Try it out....

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