Tomato, mozzarella and basil salad recipe

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serves:

2

Skill:

easy

Cost:

cheap

Prep:

10 min

This traditional Italian salad – notice how the green, white and red colours of this salad are, patriotically, the same as the colours of the Italian national flag – is so simple to put together. But it looks fab and tastes even better, with the sensational flavours of the Mediterranean. Just the thing to enjoy with a pal on a hot summer’s day…

Ingredients

  • 6 small tomatoes
  • 125g pkt of mozzarella pearls, drained
  • A handful of fresh basil leaves
  • Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • Balsamic vinegar, to serve
  • Extra virgin olive oil, to serve

Method

  • Cut the tomatoes in half, and arrange on two plates with the mozzarella pearls and basil leaves.

  • Season with sea salt and freshly ground black pepper.

  • Drizzle with a little extra virgin olive oil and a splash of balsamic vinegar.

Top tip for making Tomato, mozzarella and basil salad

If you put a finger over the top of the bottles of balsamic vinegar and olive oil you can “dot the plate” to give it that professional look!

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