• Shayna Wilczynski

Not your typical Caprese Salad

Elevate the standard tomato, mozzarella and basil salad with red onion and rice wine vinegar. These two ingredients provide a great flavor that will leave you thinking "what is in the salad, that taste so good?"

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon red onion, finely chopped

  • 1 tablespoon fresh basil

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • 1 teaspoon rice wine vinegar

  • 1 tomato

  • 1 fresh mozzarella ball

  • Balsamic glaze for drizzle

  • Fresh cracked pepper and salt

Directions

1. Finely chop red onion and chiffonade basil. Combine onion, basil, olive oil and rice wine vinegar to a bowl and set aside for flavors to meld.
2. Slice tomato and mozarella.
3. Layer tomato and mozzarella, alternating the two on a plate or platter.
4. Top with onion and basil mixture. Drizzle with balsamic glaze and fresh cracked pepper and salt.

Pro-Tips

This salad is all about it's ingredients, try to buy top quality for the best flavor.
This dish is easy to create and looks beautiful for a dinner party. Serve for an appetizer or along side your favorite Italian meal.
Burrata would also be delicious in place of the mozzarella.
Adding a crunch and top with chopped pistachios or toasted pine nuts adds another layer of flavor.

#Italian #WhiteWine #Appetizer

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