Tasty Tuesday - Caprese

Posted by Claudia Moser on 5:29 AM in ,


1/2 pound fresh mozzarella cheese sliced 1/4-inch thick
2 large vine-ripened tomatoes, sliced 1/4-inch thick
1 cup fresh basil leaves
Coarse salt to taste*
Freshly-ground black pepper to taste
2 tablespoons drained capers (optional)
1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil

In a circular design around the side of a serving plate, alternate fresh mozzarella slices on a large platter (or on individual plates if you are doing individual portions) with sliced tomatoes, overlapping for effect.
Tear fresh basil leaves and sprinkle liberally over the slices. Add salt and freshly ground pepper to taste. Sprinkle capers over the top.
Just before serving, drizzle on some top-quality extra-virgin olive oil. 



Oh Claudia...as Emma would say, that looks so scrummy! Happens to be one of my favorite dishes! Hope you are having fun!

Hi Claudia

agree with Sush, it looks delish!

The great thing is that
even I
could do it!!!!

Thanks for your lovely recipe.

x Fiona

That looks very yummy and refreshing.
Have a lovely day!

Oh yum! That looks like a professional dish.


The perfect refreshing summer dish!

@Sush - ine of my favourite dish as well!
@Fiona - I am sure you will do it simply perfect :)
@EM Illustrator - thank you
@Joyce - very kind of you
@Miss B - indeed

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