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Italian Tomato and Mozzarella Caprese

 
This recipe belongs to the top 10% of the healthiest recipes.healthy
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 $2.04

$2.04 per serving

2 people like this recipe

2 likes

This recipe is ready in 45 minutes

Ready in 45 minutes

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spoonacular Score:89%

Spoonacular Score: 89%

 

Italian Tomato and Mozzarella Caprese might be just the main course you are searching for. This recipe makes 4 servings with 267 calories, 28g of protein, and 14g of fat each. For $1.66 per serving, this recipe covers 18% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. 1 person has made this recipe and would make it again. If you have olive oil, kosher salt, basil leaves, and a few other ingredients on hand, you can make it. To use up the black pepper you could follow this main course with the Dr. Pepper Cake with Flour Cooked Frosting as a dessert. This recipe is typical of Mediterranean cuisine. It is a good option if you're following a gluten free, primal, fodmap friendly, and vegetarian diet. All things considered, we decided this recipe deserves a spoonacular score of 80%. This score is outstanding. Try Caprese Quesadilla with Tomato, Mozzarella & Basil Mayonnaise, Caprese Salad with a Twist – Avocado, Tomato, Mozzarellan and Basil with Pasta, and Spinach, Tomato, and Fresh Mozzarella Pasta Salad with Italian Dressing for similar recipes.

Chianti, Trebbiano, and Verdicchio are great choices for Italian. Italians know food and they know wine. Trebbiano and Verdicchio are Italian white wines that pair well with fish and white meat, while Chianti is a great Italian red for heavier, bolder dishes. The Rocca di Montegrossi San Marcellino Chianti Classico Gran Selezione with a 4.4 out of 5 star rating seems like a good match. It costs about 47 dollars per bottle.

Rocca di Montegrossi San Marcellino Chianti Classico Gran Selezione

This wine is produced only in great vintages, using the finest grapes selected from the San Marcellino vineyard that surrounds the Church of San Marcellino in Monti in Chianti: An area of about 7 hectares where Sangiovese (1.5 hectares of which are 50 years old) are joined by 0.9 hectares of Pugnitello, an old indigenous Tuscan grape that perfectly complements Sangiovese, bringing out its color, structure and aromas. Since 2006 the San Marcellino cuvee has included about 5% Pugnitello. The wine ages for about 24 months in medium toast Allier barriques. It is bottled unfiltered to preserve its elegance and freshness, and aged in bottle for at least 24 months prior to release. Deep ruby, with an ample, complex, and enveloping bouquet featuring fruit, in particular raspberry, and violets mingling with spice and minerality. San Marcellino displays beautiful structure, with vibrant, elegant tannins accompanied by harmonious savory accents. It’s an extremely well balanced, persistent wine.

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Ingredients

Servings:
1 ounce
1 ounce balsamic vinegar
balsamic vinegar
some
some black bell pepper
black bell pepper
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
1 leaf
1 leaf dry oregano leaves
dry oregano leaves
12 ounces
12 ounces fresh skim milk mozzarella
fresh skim milk mozzarella
1 pound
1 pound vine ripened tomatoes
vine ripened tomatoes
1 ounce balsamic vinegar
1 ounce
balsamic vinegar
some black bell pepper
some
black bell pepper
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
1 leaf dry oregano leaves
1 leaf
dry oregano leaves
12 ounces fresh skim milk mozzarella
12 ounces
fresh skim 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: $1.94
Ingredient
1 ounce balsamic vinegar
some black bell pepper
¼ cups fresh basil leaves
¼ cups olive oil
1 leave dry oregano leaves
12 ounces fresh skim milk mozzarella
1 pound vine ripened tomatoes
Price
$0.24
$1.50
$0.24
$0.64
$0.05
$3.77
$1.33
$7.76

Nutritional Information

Quickview
290k Calories
28g Protein
13g Total Fat
13g Carbs
77% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
290k
15%

Fat
13g
21%

  Saturated Fat
1g
12%

Carbohydrates
13g
4%

  Sugar
8g
9%

Cholesterol
15mg
5%

Sodium
836mg
36%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
28g
58%

Vitamin C
110mg
134%

Calcium
842mg
84%

Vitamin A
3769IU
75%

Phosphorus
607mg
61%

Vitamin K
29µg
28%

Vitamin E
3mg
26%

Zinc
3mg
25%

Selenium
16µg
23%

Vitamin B2
0.34mg
20%

Vitamin B6
0.38mg
19%

Fiber
4g
18%

Folate
61µg
15%

Potassium
531mg
15%

Vitamin B12
0.78µg
13%

Magnesium
51mg
13%

Manganese
0.25mg
13%

Vitamin B3
1mg
8%

Vitamin B1
0.1mg
7%

Iron
1mg
6%

Copper
0.12mg
6%

Vitamin B5
0.34mg
3%

covered percent of daily need

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