Simple Caprese Salad Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Simple Caprese Salad Recipe
  • READY IN 20 mins

Simple Caprese Salad

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"Traditional appetizer, but also makes a great main dish on a hot summer day. Feel free to add cooked eggplant and/or zucchini slices to this dish to make it heartier."

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  • PREP

    20 mins
  • READY IN

    20 mins

Directions

  1. Cut roasted red peppers into 16 large pieces. Starting at the edge of a serving platter, place a slice of tomato, a basil leaf, a slice of mozzarella cheese, a piece of roasted pepper, and another basil leaf. Continue in that pattern, forming a spiral from the outside in, until all the ingredients have been arranged; salad should end in the center of the platter. Drizzle the salad with olive oil and sprinkle with black pepper and black olives.
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Aug 02, 2012

Easy and on so tasty with fresh summer tomatoes and basil. A good balsamic would be great to really finish this along with a good hunk of bread or foccacia.

 
Oct 03, 2012

Had this today as part of a birthday dinner made for my nephew...just very simply used fresh tomatoes, sliced mozzarella ball, fresh basil and a tad of olive oil, then sprinkled w/pepper...fresh, nice addition to meal...it was very well received!

 
May 31, 2014

I love it!

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 311 kcal
  • 16%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 9.1 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol
  • 59 mg
  • 20%
  • Fat
  • 23.2 g
  • 36%
  • Fiber
  • 2 g
  • 8%
  • Protein
  • 15.2 g
  • 30%
  • Sodium
  • 479 mg
  • 19%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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