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Gianfranco Marrocco's

Insalata Caprese

Mary Ann Esposito

Serves approximately 4 people


1 tbsp. red wine vinegar
1 tbsp. rice wine vinegar
1 tbsp. balsamic vinegar
5 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
Kosher salt and black pepper for taste.
2 pints grape tomatoes (cut into half)
8 oz. fresh mozzarella (cherry size)
6 fresh basil leaves


In a large mixing bowl, add all three vinegars and extra virgin olive oil together and whisk. Add a large pinch of kosher salt and a small pinch of black pepper; whisk together with extra virgin olive oil and vinegars. Taste and adjust seasoning if necessary.
Add grape tomatoes and fresh mozzarella to dressing.

Make sure fresh mozzarella is drained well of any water. Tear the basil leaves into small pieces. Add to mixture and toss everything all together. Once again, taste and adjust seasoning if necessary.

Serve and enjoy!

This recipe can be made about a half-hour before you need to serve.

item recipe is featured in Episode 1625 of Season 16.

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