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Caprese Salad with Pesto Sauce

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

Caprese Salad with Pesto Sauce Caprese Salad with Pesto Sauce


: Joey Matthew

Recipe Servings

: 2

Recipe Cook Time

: 20 Minutes

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  • 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


Salad Recipe:

Cut 2 juicy tomatoes in thick rounds and dress them with a little bit of extra virgin olive oil, some salt and pepper.

Break Mozzarella into chunks.

On a serving platter, arrange the tomato slices along with the mozzarella chunks.

Garnish with tulsi and pesto sauce.

Pesto Sauce:

Blend the basil with pine nuts, Parmesan cheese with  extra virgin olive oil, until it forms a paste.

Squeeze in the lemon juice.

If the paste is too thick, add in more extra virgin olive oil to reach the desired consistency.

Key Ingredients: Tomato, Tulsi, Pine Nuts, Parmesan Cheese, Olive Oil, Lemon Juice




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