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  • Home-Grown Caprese Salad

    Enjoy the fruits of the garden with this easy to make fresh, bite size caprese salad. The perfect appetizer or salad for summer cookouts.

     

    Ingredients

    Sweet 100 or Cherry Tomatoes

    Fresh Basil

    Fresh Mozzarella Cheese

    Olive Oil

    Fresh Cracked Pepper

    Toothpicks

     

    Directions

    Pick the cherry tomatoes from your garden, or in a bind cherry tomatoes from the store, and rinse them. Cut the cherry tomatoes in half. Cut the fresh mozzarella into pieces about ½ inch thick and an 1 ½ tall and wide. Pluck a handful of basil leaves from the plant, rise and pat dry. Tear the basil into 1 ½ inch pieces.

    Grab a tooth pick and start to assemble your salad. Place half the tomato on the tooth pick, add a piece of the mozzarella cheese, next add a piece of your basil and lastly place the other half of the tomato on the toothpick. Place all your assembled toothpicks on a serving dish and lightly drizzle with olive oil and grate some fresh cracked pepper over the top of the salad. Enjoy!


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