Caprese Salad

Summer, that is. Or spring, at the very least.

Caprese Salad - poetinthepantry.com

Yes, I ski. Yes, I live in New England and I know what that means. But enough is enough. I want days out on my garden bench with warm breezes caressing my sun-kissed cheeks. I want sunglasses and short-sleeves. I want the smell of dirt and things growing surrounding me. I want the sound of birds chirping their happy little songs. Green, green, green instead of dirty snow, brown, and barren. I want life again!

Caprese Salad - poetinthepantry.com

Soon enough. In the meantime, this Caprese Salad helps a little bit. Hopefully, my brown thumb won’t kill my basil plant before spring arrives.

Caprese Salad - poetinthepantry.com

Caprese Salad
 
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Serves: 1
Ingredients
  • 10+/- leaves fresh basil
  • 4 Campari tomatoes, cut in quarters
  • 2 slices of fresh mozzarella, cut in quarters
  • a dash of balsamic vinegar
Instructions
  1. Throw the above in a bowl and enjoy. Multiply for guests. Rejoice in the taste of something fresh and alive.

 

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