Heirloom Caprese Salad Recipe

Heirloom Caprese Salad Recipe

How To Make Heirloom Caprese Salad

Serve a delicious Heirloom Caprese Salad this summertime with our yummy recipe! Enjoy an Italian salad dish filled with fresh heirloom tomatoes.

Preparation: 20 minutes
Cooking:
Total: 20 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 2lbsmixed heirloom tomatoesor the best ripe tomatoes available
  • 8ozball of burrataor mozzarella, preferably fresh or packed in water
  • handfulbasil leavesfresh
  • 3tbspolive oilextra-virgin
  • ½tspflaky sea saltor ¼ kosher salt, to taste
  • black pepperfreshly ground

Instructions

  1. With a serrated knife, cut the tomatoes into ¼-inch thick slices. Arrange them on a large serving platter, overlapping their edges and varying the shapes as best you can.

  2. Cut the burrata or mozzarella into ¼-inch to ½-inch slices. Tuck the cheese around and underneath the tomatoes, dispersing it relatively evenly across the platter.

  3. Sprinkle basil leaves all over, and tuck a few more into the crevices. Drizzle the olive oil over the salad. Sprinkle generously with salt and pepper.

  4. Serve and enjoy!

Recipe Notes

 

Burrata is tricky to cut since the inside is so creamy. For easier cutting, cut into ½-inch slices and gently tug the slices into smaller sections. For the best flavor, let the salad rest for 30 minutes so the tomatoes release juices and the flavors mingle. This salad is best served within a few hours. Leftovers will keep, covered and refrigerated, for up to 3 days.

 

Nutrition

  • Calories: 201.88kcal
  • Fat: 15.52g
  • Saturated Fat: 5.95g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 7.46g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.13g
  • Carbohydrates: 7.10g
  • Fiber: 1.97g
  • Sugar: 4.37g
  • Protein: 9.79g
  • Cholesterol: 29.86mg
  • Sodium: 401.62mg
  • Calcium: 209.67mg
  • Potassium: 396.48mg
  • Iron: 0.69mg
  • Vitamin A: 132.64µg
  • Vitamin C: 20.80mg
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