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Caprese Salad

heirloom tomatoes and buffalo mozzarella with fresh basil!

Course Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine Italian
Prep Time 5 minutes
Servings 2
Calories 195 kcal


  • 10 oz heirloom tomatoes, sliced
  • 4 oz buffalo mozzarella, sliced
  • 4-6 basil leaves, torn if necessary
  • 1/2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • cracked ground pepper, to taste


  1. slice tomatoes. 

    caprese salad slice the tomatoes
  2. slice buffalo mozzarella (or buy presliced!)

    caprese salad slice the mozzarella if necessary
  3. arrange tomatoes and mozzarella on a plate, alternating placement of cheese and tomato. place basil leaves on top, drizzle with olive oil and lightly season with cracked ground pepper.

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  4. enjoy!

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