Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Smashed Caprese

I made this up on the fly!! I wanted a quick side to go with my veggie and tofu stack and I thought a cold salad would offset the hot veggies nicely. I chose to smash the mozzarella so it was more distributed and easier to eat on bread. This was awesome.

Smashed Caprese Salad
Source: ME!
Yield: 2 servings

1/2 pint cherry or grape tomatoes, halved
1/2 ball of fresh mozzarella
8 basil leaves, sliced into strips
Olive Oil

Combine the tomatoes and basil, smash the mozzarella in your fingers and sprinkle over the tomatoes. Drizzle with olive oil and season with S&P. Serve as a side salad or on grilled bread.


Taylor said...

I love this combination of flavors!

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