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Caprese Salad with Grilled Peppers

  • Servings
  • Hands-on time
  • Total time
  • Budget
  • 4
  • 10 min
  • 20 min
  • $$
Gatheredtable
adapted fromJamie Oliver

Ingredients

  • 2 red bell peppers
  • 3 cups cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 4 ounce mozzarella balls
  • sea salt and pepper
  • 2 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 cup fresh basil, leaves picked (about 1/2 a bunch or more to taste)

Directions

Prep: 1. Preheat grill 2. Halve cherry tomatoes and mozzarella balls. Make: 1. Place whole peppers directly onto a very hot grill, turn every 3-4 minutes (get all 4 "sides" of the pepper) 2. Tear peppers into strips and divide over the plates of mozzarella. Scatter tomato halves over top. 3. Season well with salt and pepper and drizzle with olive oil. Tear basil leaves up and sprinkle them over salad before serving.

Notes

Tip: Always use fresh basil and the best mozzarella you can find. Check out our favorite tips for grilling here - http://blog.gatheredtable.com/2015/06/26/barbecue-basics/

Goes great with these recipes

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