This Caprese Salad or the Insalata Caprese is a classic Italian dish that is loaded with juicy, perfectly ripe tomatoes, fresh mozzarella, fragrant basil. It's topped with olive oil and a delicious balsamic glaze. The balsamic glaze brings together all the favors for an incredible Italian inspired meal, appetizer or snack. It is super easy to whip up, vibrant, yet incredibly tasty and naturally low carb.
Keyword: caprese salad
Author: Ioana Borcea from LowCarbSpark.com
2-3Tomatoessliced ~1/2 inch thick
8ozFresh Mozzarellasliced ~1/4 inch thick
1tbspExtra Virgin Olive Oil
Sea Saltto tast
Pepper to tasteto taste
Slice tomatoes and mozzarella.
Alternate the slices of tomatoes and mozzarella on a large plate.
Sprinkle chopped pieces of fresh basil on top.
Drizzle olive oil and balsamic glaze and serve immediately.
Add 2 cups balsamic vinegar to a medium pot or saucepan and place over medium heat.
Bring to boil then reduce heat and let it simmer for about 20 minutes or until it starts to thicken. You’ll know it done when it’s thick enough to coat the back of a spoon.