Basil Brilliance: Refreshing Caprese Salad Twist

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Ingredients

Gather fresh basil leaves, ripe tomatoes, mozzarella cheese, extra virgin olive oil, balsamic glaze, salt, and pepper for this delightful twist on Caprese salad.

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Assembly

Arrange the sliced tomatoes, mozzarella, and basil leaves on a platter, alternating them for a visually appealing presentation.

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Seasoning

Drizzle the salad with extra virgin olive oil and balsamic glaze, then sprinkle with salt and pepper to enhance the flavors.

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Garnish

Garnish the Caprese salad with additional basil leaves for a burst of freshness and an extra layer of flavor.

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Variations

Experiment with different types of basil, such as Thai basil or lemon basil, to add a unique twist to the salad.

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Serving

Serve the Caprese salad as a light appetizer, side dish, or even a main course for a refreshing and satisfying meal.

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Pairings

Pair this refreshing salad with crusty bread, grilled chicken or fish, or a glass of chilled white wine for a perfect summer meal.

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Presentation

Arrange the ingredients on a platter or individual plates, allowing the vibrant colors of the tomatoes and basil to shine through.

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