Fit Food Friday! Summer Garden Edition – Caprese Salad

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foodiefridaylogo2Whew Wee!  It’s Summertime and the Garden is Fine!  Let’s have a nice light Caprese Salad for Fit Foodie Friday!

This Gluten Free and Vegetarian dish is great with the freshness of the ingredients — heirloom tomatoes, mozzarella balls and basil — makes this simple salad divinely delicious. Ideal for late summer gatherings with friends or as a light weekend lunch with rustic bread and wine….

What you need…

  • 5 large heirloom tomatoes
  • 1/2 pound fresh mozzarella balls, (about 2)
  • 1/2 bunch fresh basil
  • 4 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons dry white wine
  • 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

 

What you do:

Slice tomatoes into rounds. Drain fresh mozzarella, slice into rounds, and set aside. Wash and dry basil. Alternating layers, arrange tomatoes, whole basil leaves, and fresh mozzarella on a plate. In a medium bowl, whisk together lemon juice…

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