Caprese, easy tomato salad recipe with mozzarella

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  • 8 ripe plum tomatoes
  • 1lb/500 grams good quality buffalo mozzarella
  • 250 roquette lettuce
  • 2 shallots
  • 1/2 tbs balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tbs good olive oil
  • 1 bunch of fresh basil leaves (not dried)
  • 1/2 tsp Dijon or wholegrain mustard
  • Sea or rock salt
  • Black pepper

Caprese, easy tomato salad recipe with mozzarella

Core and slice the tomatoes into 4 slices Slice buffalo mozzarella allow 8 slices per person. Arrange tomato and mozzarella on a plate, in a circle alternately overlapping each other.

Separate roquette into 4 and lightly roil into a ball and place in the center of the salad. Finely chop the shallots and tear the basil leaves into 4 and add to the plate.

Mix together the olive oil balsamic vinegar and mustard with salt and pepper in a jar shake hard and pour over the salad Season the salad with salt and a few twists of black pepper.