Caprese Nuova

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Prep Time: 25 minutes
Serves: 4-6

Ingredients

Directions

Pour balsamic vinegar into a small saucepan and simmer for 6-8 minutes to reduce and thicken, swirling occasionally. Add to a small pitcher or squeeze bottle. Refrigerate until ready to use.

Place each tomato on a cutting board, stem side down. Using a paring knife, cut three evenly spaced slices crosswise without cutting all the way through. Set aside.

Cut each mozzarella ball into slices, approximately ¼-inch thick. Insert a mozzarella ball and a basil leaf in each tomato slit and place on a serving platter. Drizzle with olive oil, balsamic reduction, salt and pepper, to taste. Enjoy!

Serving Suggestions: 

  • As an appetizer
  • As a side to grilled fish or chicken
  • In lieu of a green salad for a change of pace