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Recipe Category: Starters » Salads

Bocconcini, Basil and Tomato Salad (Insalata Caprese)

A classic Summertime combination of ripe tomatoes with basil bocconcini.

Serves: 4-6
Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Ingredients
  • 180g tub bocconcini
  • 1 punnet cherry tomatoes
  • 1/2 bunch fresh basil
  • ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • sea salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
Method

Drain South Cape Bocconcini. Finely chop 2 tablespoons basil, combine with olive oil and season to taste. Halve cherry tomatoes and toss with Bocconcini and ½ cup basil leaves. Arrange on a serving plate and drizzle with basil oil. Season with pepper and garnish with extra basil leaves.

Recipe Type: Egg Free, Gluten Free, Vegetables

Author: Naomi Crisante
Stylist: Naomi Crisante
Photographer: Louis Petruccelli
Date Created: 17/05/2009

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