Insalata Caprese with Pesto Vinaigrette
Lightly drizzled with a savory pesto vinaigrette, this beautiful display of sliced, vine-ripened tomatoes, fresh basil and mozzarella cheese offers incredible flavor.
1/4 cup BUITONI Refrigerated Pesto with Basil
1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
3 vine-ripened or heirloom tomatoes
8 ounces fresh mozzarella cheese
1 tablespoon chopped fresh basil
Salt and ground black pepper to taste
- Combine pesto, oil and vinegar in small bowl; set aside.
- Slice tomatoes and cheese into 1/4-inch-thick slices. Layer or stack tomatoes and cheese on a serving platter. Drizzle pesto dressing over top. Garnish with fresh basil and season with salt and pepper.
Makes 6 servings.
Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/6 of recipe): Calories: 260 Calories from Fat: 190 Total Fat: 21 g Saturated Fat: 7 g Cholesterol: 25 mg Sodium: 380 mg Carbohydrates: 7 g Dietary Fiber: 3 g Sugars: 4 g Protein: 10 g.
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