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Caprese Salad

caprese
Ingredients (serves 4)
  • baby arugula
  • 1/2 lb. Santa Lucia Mozzarella Fior’ di Latte,
  • sliced 1/4-inch thick 250g
  • 1 cup fresh basil leaves 250 mL
  • 2 large ripe tomatoes. sliced 1/4-inch thick
  • black olives, for decoration
  • 1 clove garlic, halved
  • 1 tsp. dried, rubbed oregano 5mL
  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil 50mL
  • 2 tbsp. good-quality balsamic vinegar 30mL
  • coarse salt and freshly ground pepper
Directions
  1. Cover large serving plate with baby arugula.
  2. Place slived Santa Lucia Mozzarella Fior’ di Latte on an attractive design on arugula.
  3. Place one large leaf of basil leaf on cheese.
  4. Rub sliced tomatoes with garlic clove halves. Discard garlic.
  5. Place sliced tomatoes on cheese. Sprinkle with dried oregano and coarse salt and freshly ground pepper. Place black olives in center for decoration.
  6. Drizzle with extra virgin olive and gently drizzle balsamic vinegar

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