Caprese Salad

La Cocina de Babel
Caprese Salad
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Description

On hot summer days, we all just want to avoid having to turn the oven on. This refreshing gluten free caprese salad requires no cooking and brings all the flavors of the mediterranean to your lunch or dinner table. Mozzarella pearls are marinated in a basil and anchovy sauce before being spread over a bed of sliced fresh tomatoes. Serve with fresh basil leaves and pepper. The basil sauce can also be made without anchovies for vegetarians.

Ingredients

10 grams fresh basil
4 anchovy fillets
1 garlic cloves
1/2 chili peppers (dried)
100 milliliters olive oil
150 grams mozzarella cheese (pearls or 2 mozzarella balls)
4 whole tomatoes (ripe)
ground black pepper

Directions

1Place the basil, anchovies with a little of their oil, garlic, chili pepper, and olive oil in a food processor and blend until smooth. Set aside.
2Add the mozzarella to the basil sauce and leave to marinate in the refrigerator for 1 hour.
3Finely slice the tomatoes and arrange on a serving plate.
4Top with the mozzarella and basil sauce.
5Season with black pepper and serve.
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NutritionView more

350Calories
Sodium11%DV270mg
Fat49%DV32g
Protein22%DV11g
Carbs2%DV6g
Fiber4%DV1g

PER SERVING *

Calories350Calories from Fat290
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat32g49%
Saturated Fat8g40%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol35mg12%
Sodium270mg11%
Potassium360mg10%
Protein11g22%
Calories from Fat290
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate6g2%
Dietary Fiber1g4%
Sugars4g8%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.