Caprese Salad Wreath

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

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Ingredients:

Wreath
1 bag arugula
2 lbs miniature fresh mozzarella balls (drained)
2 lbs cherry or grape tomatoes
2 15oz cans black or green olives (optional)
8-10 fresh basil leaves (julienne sliced)

Dressing:

1/2 c Extra virgin olive oil
1/2 c balsamic vinegar
1 glove garlic grated or minced
1 tsp oregano
1/2 tsp ground black pepper
1/2 tsp sea salt


Assembly:


  1. Lay a small bowl upside down in the center of a round platter to help keep the wreath's shape
  2. Place arugula around the bowl, covering the edges of the entire platter
  3. Place mozzarella balls in 4 equal sections on top of arugula
  4. Place tomatoes in 4 equal sections in between mozzarella
  5. Place a few olives in between each section of cheese and tomatoes (optional)
  6. Sprinkle julienned basil over wreath

Dressing:

Mix all dressing ingredients in a bowl and set aside
Just before serving, remove upside down bowl from center of wreath and drizzle wreath with dressing

Brenda
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