Insalata caprese

The simple salad is like Italy's tricolore flag.
The simple salad is like Italy's tricolore flag. Photo: Murdoch Books
Difficulty
Easy
Dietary
Kid-friendly

A recipe from the Good Food collection.

Ingredients

3 large vine-ripened tomatoes

250g bocconcini (fresh baby mozzarella cheese)

12 basil leaves

60ml (¼ cup) extra virgin olive oil

Method

1. Cut each tomato into four slices about 1cm thick. Cut the bocconcini into 24 slices the same thickness as the tomato.

2. Arrange the tomato slices on a serving plate, alternating them with two slices of the bocconcini and the basil leaves.

3. Drizzle with the olive oil, sprinkle with sea salt and freshly ground black pepper and serve.