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Caprese Salad with Pesto Sauce Recipe

Caprese Salad with Pesto Sauce
How to make Caprese Salad with Pesto Sauce

Caprese Salad with Pesto Sauce Recipe : Juicy tomato and mozzarella cheese salad with pesto sauce. Topped with the freshness of basil.

  • Total Cook Time 35 mins
  • Prep Time 15 mins
  • Cook Time 20 mins
  • Recipe Servings2
  • Easy

Ingredients of Caprese Salad with Pesto Sauce

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

How to Make Caprese Salad with Pesto Sauce

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Salad Recipe:

1.
Cut 2 juicy tomatoes in thick rounds and dress them with a little bit of extra virgin olive oil, some salt and pepper.
2.
Break Mozzarella into chunks.
3.
On a serving platter, arrange the tomato slices along with the mozzarella chunks.
4.
Garnish with tulsi and pesto sauce.

Pesto Sauce:

1.
Blend the basil with pine nuts, Parmesan cheese with extra virgin olive oil, until it forms a paste.
2.
Squeeze in the lemon juice.
3.
If the paste is too thick, add in more extra virgin olive oil to reach the desired consistency.

Key Ingredients: Tomatoes, Tulsi, Buffalo Mozzarella, Basil, Pine nuts, Parmesan Cheese, Extra virgin olive oil, Juice of half a Lemon

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