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Strawberries and Fresh Mozzarella with Mint Pesto Drizzle

Strawberries and Fresh Mozzarella with Mint Pesto Drizzle

"Strawberries: Beyond Desserts" by Michael Hastiings. A fresh take on Caprese salad, using berries instead of tomatoes and mint instead of basil, by Mark Allison, dean of culinary education at Johnson & Wales University: Charlotte, NC. Recipe published in the Winston-Salem Journal: May 4, 2011.

  • Yield: 6 servings
  • Prep time:30 Minutes
  • Cook time:30 Minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 pound(s) strawberries, sliced
  • 1/8 cup(s) sugar
  • 1/2 cup(s) extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon(s) mint leaves
  • 1/4 cup(s) almonds, sliced
  • 1/8 cup(s) grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 clove(s) garlic
  • 1 pound(s) fresh mozzarella cheese, cut into 1/2-inch slices
  • 1 tablespoon(s) balsamic vinegar (1/2 teaspoon for each serving)

Preparation

1. In a bowl, combine strawberries and sugar. Cover and set aside.

2. For the mint pesto drizzle, in a food processor combine the olive oil, mint leaves, sliced almonds, Parmesan cheese and garlic.

3. Divide the mozzarella and place the slices (overlapping) on each serving plate. Spoon ½ cup sugared strawberries around and on cheese.

4. Spoon ½ teaspoon balsamic vinegar and 1 to 2 tablespoons of the mint pesto drizzle over cheese and strawberries on each plate. Garnish with mint leaves.

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