Caprese Salad

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Caprese salad is a simple summer salad of tomatoes and mozzarella topped by finely chopped basil and a drizzle of olive oil. A sprinkling of salt brings out the sweetness of the tomatoes and balances the creaminess of the mozzarella.

Caprese Salad
Serves 8

Ingredients

16 oz cherry tomatoes
8 oz ciliegine mozzarella, drained
½ cup basil, finely chopped
¼ cup olive oil
2 t salt

1. Chop the basil finely.
2. Drain the mozzarella.
3. Add all ingredients in a large bowl and toss gently.

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