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Italian Tomato and Mozzarella Caprese

 
This recipe is vegetarian.vegetarian
This recipe can be made gluten free by choosing gluten-free versions of basic ingredients commonly found in supermarkets or online.gluten-free
This recipe is suitable for a primal diet.primal
 
One serving costs about $1.7

$1.70 per serving

2 people like this recipe

2 likes

This recipe is ready in 45 minutes

Ready in 45 minutes

4 vegetarian,gluten-free,primal,gluten free,lacto ovo vegetarian,primal side dish,lunch,main course,salad,main dish,dinner Mediterranean,Italian,European
spoonacular Score:84%

Spoonacular Score: 84%

 

Forget going out to eat or ordering takeout every time you crave Mediterranean food. Try making Italian Tomato and Mozzarella Caprese at home. For $1.7 per serving, you get a main course that serves 4. One portion of this dish contains around 28g of protein, 14g of fat, and a total of 269 calories. 2 people were impressed by this recipe. A mixture of fluid balsamic vinegar, kosher salt, olive oil, and a handful of other ingredients are all it takes to make this recipe so yummy. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes around 45 minutes. It is brought to you by Foodista. It is a good option if you're following a gluten free, lacto ovo vegetarian, and primal diet. All things considered, we decided this recipe deserves a spoonacular score of 90%. This score is great. Italian Tomato and Mozzarella Caprese, Tomato Mozzarella Caprese Salad, and Caprese Quesadilla with Tomato, Mozzarella & Basil Mayonnaise are very similar to this recipe.

Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, and Chianti are my top picks for Caprese Salad. Sauvignon Blanc and Gruner Veltliner both have herby notes that complement salads with enough acid to match tart vinaigrettes, while a Chardonnay can be a good pick for creamy salad dressings. One wine you could try is Stag's Leap Wine Cellars KARIA Chardonnay. It has 4.6 out of 5 stars and a bottle costs about 31 dollars.

Stag's Leap Wine Cellars KARIA Chardonnay

This graceful Chardonnay opens with aromas of peach, yellow apple, spice and a pleasing sweet cream vanilla note. The wine has a soft entry with citrus and light honey notes that lead to a lingering sweet lemon finish. There is a nice balance to the acidity and minerality that enhances the freshness and elegance of this wine. Try pairing this medium-bodied Chardonnay with grilled whole fish with lemons and capers, seared scallops drizzled with lemon-infused olive oil, or roast chicken.

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Ingredients

Servings:
1 ounce
1 ounce fluid balsamic vinegar
fluid balsamic vinegar
some
some black pepper
black pepper
0.25 cup
0.25 cup fresh basil leaves
fresh basil leaves
0.25 cup
0.25 cup fresh basil leaves
fresh basil leaves
some
some kosher salt
kosher salt
0.25 cup
0.25 cup olive oil
olive oil
some
some dry sprinkle of oregano leaves
dry sprinkle of oregano leaves
12 ounces
12 ounces fresh whole-milk mozzarella
fresh whole-milk mozzarella
1 pound
1 pound vine-ripened tomatoes
vine-ripened tomatoes
1 ounce fluid balsamic vinegar
1 ounce
fluid balsamic vinegar
some black pepper
some
black pepper
0.25 cup fresh basil leaves
0.25 cup
fresh basil leaves
0.25 cup fresh basil leaves
0.25 cup
fresh basil leaves
some kosher salt
some
kosher salt
0.25 cup olive oil
0.25 cup
olive oil
some dry sprinkle of oregano leaves
some
dry sprinkle of oregano leaves
12 ounces fresh whole-milk mozzarella
12 ounces
fresh whole-milk mozzarella
1 pound vine-ripened tomatoes
1 pound
vine-ripened tomatoes


Instructions

  1. On a large platter, arrange sliced tomatoes and drizzle with balsamic vinegar. Place one basil leaf on top of each tomato slice.
  2. Slice mozzarella and place on top of basil leaves.
  3. Sprinkle oregano, salt and black pepper on cheese and drizzle with the olive oil.
  4. This recipe yields 4 servings.

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Price Breakdown

Cost per Serving: $1.76
Ingredient
1 ounce fluid balsamic vinegar
some black pepper
¼ cups fresh basil leaves
¼ cups fresh basil leaves
¼ cups olive oil
some dry sprinkle of oregano leaves
12 ounces fresh whole-milk mozzarella
1 pound vine-ripened tomatoes
Price
$0.24
$0.01
$0.24
$0.24
$0.64
$0.21
$3.77
$1.70
$7.05

Nutritional Information

Quickview
269 Calories
28g Protein
13g Total Fat
9g Carbs
42% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
269k
13%

Fat
13g
21%

  Saturated Fat
1g
12%

Carbohydrates
9g
3%

  Sugar
5g
6%

Cholesterol
15mg
5%

Sodium
833mg
36%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
28g
56%

Calcium
852mg
85%

Phosphorus
589mg
59%

Vitamin K
37µg
36%

Vitamin A
1529IU
31%

Zinc
3mg
24%

Selenium
16µg
23%

Vitamin C
16mg
20%

Vitamin E
2mg
19%

Vitamin B2
0.28mg
17%

Fiber
3g
14%

Vitamin B12
0.78µg
13%

Manganese
0.24mg
12%

Magnesium
46mg
12%

Potassium
389mg
11%

Vitamin B6
0.17mg
9%

Folate
29µg
7%

Iron
1mg
7%

Copper
0.12mg
6%

Vitamin B3
0.85mg
4%

Vitamin B1
0.06mg
4%

Vitamin B5
0.12mg
1%

covered percent of daily need

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