PIMPED UP CAPRESE SALAD - Coco Di Mama

PIMPED UP CAPRESE SALAD

It’s week 5 of #cookwithcoco and we’re back with what is known as one of the most patriotic Italian dishes of all, a Caprese Salad. Featuring the colours of the Italian flag (green, white & red), the Caprese Salad has become an icon of the Italian cuisine. However, at Coco we wanted to pimp up this recipe, so find out below how to recreate your favourite salad at home!

PIMPED UP CAPRESE – SERVES 2

INGREDIENTS

  • Stale bread (leftovers are perfect for this!)
  • 1 Bufala mozzarella
  • 2 whole tomatoes
  • Fresh Basil
  • Oregano
  • Salt & Pepper, to taste

Step 1 Start by breaking up the bread in crouton sized pieces. Soak in a mix of salt, pepper, olive oil and vinegar. Put this to a side and leave to soak. Top tip: if you don’t have old bread to use up, simply toast fresh bread chunks in the oven.

Step 2 Slice the tomatoes and spread evenly on a plate. Repeat this step for the Bufala mozzarella and insert the slices inbetween the tomato slices.

Step 3 Once the panzanella has soaked up the flavours, add to the side of the tomato and mozzarella. Top all the ingredients with a couple basil leaves, a dash of olive oil and some oregano.

Top tip: If you want to add a little extra ingredients to this summery salad, we recommend adding some avocado and omega seeds for some crunch!

 

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