Aperitivo: Non-traditional Caprese Salad recipe.

Aperitivo: Non-traditional Caprese Salad

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July 24, 2020 by reCAP®
  • Prep Time: 30 mins
  • Serves: 4 people
Classic Caprese gets a makeover with this original recipe from the reCAP kitchen! Traditional flavors of tomato, mozzarella, and basil are elevated with two simple dressings - one with shallot and red wine vinegar - the other with fresh oregano and extra-virgin olive oil.
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Classic Caprese gets a makeover with this original recipe from the reCAP kitchen! Traditional flavors of tomato, mozzarella, and basil are elevated with two simple dressings - one with shallot and red wine vinegar - the other with fresh oregano and extra-virgin olive oil.

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Aperitivo: Non-traditional Caprese Salad
Recipe icon.
Recipe
July 24, 2020 by reCAP®
  • Prep Time: 30 mins
  • Serves: 4 people

Aperitivo: Non-traditional Caprese Salad

Ingredients

  • 1 fresh mozzarella log
  • 2 beefsteak tomatoes
  • 1 large shallot, sliced
  • 1/2 cup(s) red wine vinegar
  • 1 cup(s) olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon(s) freshly ground black pepper
  • 3 tablespoon(s) freshly chopped oregano
  • 4-5 large fresh basil leaves, chiffonade
  • salt (to taste)

Instructions

  1. Slice the tomatoes and mozzarella and layer on a serving platter, alternating between the cheese and tomato slices.
  2. In a small Mason jar, add the shallots, vinegar, and black pepper. Top with reCAP.
  3. Shake well and allow to sit for about 10-15 minutes.
  4. In another small Mason jar, add the oregano, olive oil, and salt. Top with reCAP. Shake well.
  5. Lightly sprinkle the tomato and cheese with salt and pepper, then spoon both mixtures onto the platter.
  6. Sprinkle the basil chiffonade (ie. finely chopped) and use any remaining herbs as garnish.
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