Caprese Salad



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We have the perfect summer in Ottawa this year. Sunny and warm, can't ask for better. We love salads in the summer. Tre Stelle contacted me to ask if I wanted to try their Bocconcini Medallions. The product is new and my grocery store do not carry the product yet. I bought the Tre Stelle Bocconcini that the store had and sliced the balls into thin slices for my salad. Mixed with tomatoes, fresh basil, it makes a delicious, refreshing salad. I like the creamy texture of the Bocconcini fresh mozzarella balls.

Caprese Salad:
2 large ripe tomatoes, cut into slices
1 tub 200g Tre Stelle Bocconcini Medallions, drained
60 ml fresh basil leaves
45 ml olive oil
sea salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste

On a medium platter, alternate and overlap the tomato slices with the tre Stelle Bocconcini Medallions. Randomly arrange basil leaves on top; drizzle with olive oil and season with salt and pepper. Makes 2-4 servings.


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  1. Une très belle salade! Si colorée et alléchante.

    Bises,

    Rosa

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  2. I am always so excited when tomato season arrives for just this reason...we love this salad and I make little mini versions of it several times a week during tomato season, because let's face it, you really need GOOD tomatoes for this...good tomatoes in this recipe can make one absolutely swoon! Very pretty photo of it.

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  3. This might be the prettiest Caprese salad I've ever seen Helene.
    Sam

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  4. Beautiful! I could eat a plate of this for dinner and be perfectly happy.

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  5. I am totally with Sam..this could be the pretties caprese salad!

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  6. I love caprese salad, is so fresh and nice for summer days.

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  7. This is my favourite go to salad of all time. I am getting their "stuff: too. A Canadian Company and with Cheesepalooza - can't miss. Hope to find a good recipe for bocconcini and make my own with the post... but need to find the recipe, first.
    :)
    YUM
    V

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  8. This salad is what summer is all about: simple, fresh and delicious. I could eat it everyday!

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  9. this looks so beautiful and refreshing! I love it and it screams summer

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  10. Your craprese salad look so fresh and delicious.

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  11. i just love caprese salads. the combination of colors, flavors, and textures is nearly impossible to beat!

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  12. What a beautiful salad, and who could say no to a fresh, summer caprese salad? Yum!

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