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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

Chef

: Joey Matthew

Recipe Servings

: 2

Recipe Cook Time

: 20 Minutes

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Ingredients

  • 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

Method

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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