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Clay Douglass and his 13th Cooking Secret: Insalata Caprese February 15, 2010

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Summertime is getting closer, Clay Douglass brings you one of his favorite recipes, Insalata Caprese.

Clay Douglass Cooking Secrets - Insalata Caprese

Clay Douglass Cooking Secrets - Insalata Caprese

History: Insalata Caprese is a simple salad from the Italian region of Campania. The dish is also known as Tricolore due to its three colors, which mimic the Italian flag.

More Insalata Caprese history here

Ingredients: 1 pound fresh mozzarella sliced 1/4 inch, 2.5 pounds vine-ripened tomatoes sliced again 1-4 inch thick, 1/4 fresh basil (washed and drained), 1/4 teaspoon oregano (dried), 4 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil, salt and freshly grounded black pepper.

Total Time: 15/20 minutes.

You will like if: you like very healthy and fresh dishes.

Instructions:Arrange on a large platter the tomato, the mozzarella slices and the basil leaves. Alternate them – this will give us the Tricolore 🙂 . Add olive oil and oregano. Finally season with salt and pepper to your liking.

Clay Douglass ‘ Score: 4.5/5