Tomato, mozzarella and basil salad recipe

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serves: 2
Skill: easy
Cost: cheap
Prep: 10 min
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  • 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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