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Salad "Caprese"

Salad "Caprese" popular salad "Caprese» («Insalata Caprese») in Italy, compared with our "Olivier".This easy salad that can be filled without overloading the body and get a fraction of the vitamins contained in the components of the salad.Not surprisingly, this is a favorite Italian salad that adhere to proper nutrition and a healthy lifestyle.The name of the salad was from the island of Capri, located on the southern shore of the Gulf of Naples.It is on this island grow those same tomatoes "Bullish heart" that are ideal for "Caprese".Caprese refers to dishes "antipasti" (from the Italian "cold dishes") and is traditionally served before a meal, as a snack.Components in a salad at least, so it is desirable that all the ingredients were of good quality, of course tomatoes "Bullish heart" and true Italian "mozzarella" can hardly be found on the shelves of our shops, but I think fresh cheese and tomato with basil home will suffice."Caprese" - one of those dishes that I want to say about "The concept is

simple!" By the way, note that the color of lettuce, red - white - green, repeat exactly the colors of the flag of Italy, making the status of this salad - national.

  • Tomatoes 2 pc.
  • Mozzarella cheese 200g
  • green fresh basil 100 g
  • Olive oil 2 tbsp.l.
  • dark Balsamic vinegar 1 ch. L.
  • Salt 1 pinch
  • pepper 1 pinch ground black
  • Step 1 To prepare salad "Caprese" pick: fresh tomatoes, mozzarella, basil, olive oil, dark balsamic vinegar, salt, ground black pepper.
  • Step 2 mozzarella cut into slices.
  • Step 3 Tomatoes Wash, dry and cut into slices.
  • Step 4 Mix the balsamic vinegar and olive oil in a ratio of 1/4, respectively.
  • Step 5 spread out alternately at each other tomatoes and cheese.Season with pepper and salt.
  • Step 6 Decorate with basil leaves.Pour prepared sauce.