Recipe courtesy of Tyler Florence

Caprese Salad

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 10 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Yield: 4 to 6 servings
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Ingredients

2 vine-ripened tomatoes

1/2 pint cherry tomatoes

1/2 bunch fresh basil, leaves hand torn

3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil

Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper

3 balls buffalo mozzarella

Directions

  1. Cut the large tomatoes into 6 or 8 wedges and the cherry tomatoes in half and put them into a bowl. Add the basil leaves, olive oil, and salt and pepper, to taste. With your hand, gently mix everything together and squeeze the tomatoes a bit to release some of their juices. Cut the mozzarella into bite sized chunks and add them to the tomatoes. Gently toss to blend everything together and serve immediately.

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