Insalata Caprese Dinner with Grilled Chicken

Insalata Caprese Dinner with Grilled Chicken

Campari Tomatoes are expensive, really expensive, so I usually pass them by.  This week they were on sale though, two containers for $5.00 – so I splurged. They were perfectly round, plump little beauties and I happen to have an abundance of fresh basil in my garden, so I bought some fresh mozzarella from the deli counter (It’s not buffalo mozzarella, but it’s the closest thing I can get here) and decided to make a dinner of it. Here’s what we did:

12 Campari tomatoes (or whatever ripe, beautiful tomatoes you can get your hands on) sliced into rounds 2 balls of the freshest mozzarella you can find – buffalo is best – this is not the time for the mozz. that comes in squares that you use for lasagna Extra Virgin Olive Oil (The best you have) balsamic vinegar (the best you have) a handful of basil leaves, cleaned and cut in a chiffonade

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