Caprese salad. Simple and divine!

Today we are cooking an excellent appetizer originally from Italy!

It is a very simple recipe, and you probably already used it. Caprese salad was made to resemble the colors of the Italian flag: red, white, and green. In Italy, it is usually served as an starter, not a side dish unlike most salads. And you know, sometimes only Caprese enough to have a lunch or a light dinner.You need to have:

  • Fresh mozzarella

  • Tomatoes

  • Lots of basil

  • Salt, pepper

  • Olive oil

You need to do:

Cut the tomatoes and mozzarella into slightly thick slicesGather the pieces of tomatoes and mozzarella alternating, then nicely arranged them in a plate. Add salt and pepper

Cut the basil leaves and sprinkle on top

You can drizzle the whole thing with olive oil, but I prefer to leave it to eaters

We are done!

Insalata Caprese semplice e divino!

Quick appetizers

It happens you have to cook something for a snack very quickly. Do not panic! Look, if you have a bit cottage cheese and crackers? For fast preparation appetizers you can use cream cheese, cottage cheese or ricotta.As a base can be taken any bread, crackers, toasts (bruschetta, crostini). For instance, I prefer crispy Croccantini. Also, you’ll need salt, seasonings (rosemary, dill, parsley, sage, sesame, black pepper) and you can use fresh herbs.

All is very simple. Mix thoroughly cheese with salt. Then add the seasonings and mix well again. After that, you can serve separately cheese with crackers or spread slices and put them on a plate as appetizers.

Bon appetit! These appetizers are very quick in cooking and eating.