Caprese Salad

  • Total: 10 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Yield: 6 to 8 servings
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Ingredients

1 1/2 pounds vine-ripened tomatoes, cored

1 pound fresh mozzarella

3/4 to 1 teaspoon fine sea salt or fleur de sel

Freshly ground black pepper to taste

1/3 cup packed basil leaves, torn or cut into thin strips

1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil

Directions

  1. Slice the tomatoes and cheese into 1/4-inch thick slices. Arrange the salad on a serving platter or individual plates in an alternating pattern with two or three pieces of tomato for every piece of cheese. Season with the salt and pepper. Scatter the basil leaves over the top and drizzle with the oil. Serve at room temperature.
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