Caprese Salad with Pesto Sauce Recipe

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Caprese Salad with Pesto Sauce

Juicy tomato and mozzarella cheese salad with pesto sauce. Topped with the freshness of basil.

Ingredients of Caprese Salad with Pesto Sauce

  • For Salad:
  • 2 Tomatoes
  • Handful of Tulsi
  • 1 packet Buffalo Mozzarella
  • For Pesto Sauce:
  • Handful of  Basil
  • 1 cup Pine nuts
  • 1 cup grated Parmesan Cheese
  • 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • Juice of half a Lemon

How to Make Caprese Salad with Pesto Sauce

  1. Salad Recipe:
  2. Cut 2 juicy tomatoes in thick rounds and dress them with a little bit of extra virgin olive oil, some salt and pepper.
  3. Break Mozzarella into chunks.
  4. On a serving platter, arrange the tomato slices along with the mozzarella chunks.
  5. Garnish with tulsi and pesto sauce.
  6. Pesto Sauce:
  7. Blend the basil with pine nuts, Parmesan cheese with  extra virgin olive oil, until it forms a paste.
  8. Squeeze in the lemon juice.
  9. If the paste is too thick, add in more extra virgin olive oil to reach the desired consistency.