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Caprese Salad with Pesto Sauce

Classic Italian salad of tomatoes and cheese.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Course: Salad
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: pesto, tomatoes

Ingredients

  • 9 oz mozzarella (soft)
  • 3-4 tomatoes
  • 4 tbsp olive oil (first extraction)
  • 1 oz green basil
  • 1 oz walnuts (or pinecones)
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • salt

Instructions

  • Wash, dry the basil, separate from the stems, put in the chopper.
    Caprese Salad with Pesto Sauce
  • Add pine nuts, a pinch of salt, and garlic (peeled and chopped into several parts).
  • Add parmesan, cut into arbitrary pieces, pour oil.
  • Chop shortly. When grinding, you do not need to achieve a uniform consistency, on the contrary, the sauce should remain heterogeneous, consisting of small pieces.
    Caprese Salad with Pesto Sauce
  • If you don’t have a chopper, you can use a mortar and pestle to make the sauce.
    Caprese Salad with Pesto Sauce
  • Soft mozzarella and tomatoes (it is important that the tomatoes are delicious) cut into thin slices. Put either portion, as in my photo, or on one large plate in a circle.
    Caprese Salad with Pesto Sauce
  • Put the pesto, garnish with basil and serve. Caprese salad with pesto is beautiful, light, and of course delicious!
    Caprese Salad with Pesto Sauce