Caprese Salad

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Caprese salad: a recipe for children of all ages. In this activity, children will learn to make this simple and refreshing summer salad.

  • Supplies:
    • sharp knife
    • cutting board
    • serving platter
  • Ingredients:
    • 3 large tomatoes, cut into 1/2 inch slices
    • 1-16 oz package fresh mozzarella
    • 1/2 cup fresh basil leaves
    • 1/4 cup olive oil
    • 3/4-1 cup balsamic vinegar
    • course salt and pepper to taste
  • Prepare the produce.
  • Arrange the salad on a serving platter, alternating the tomatoes, cheese, and basil.
  • Sprinkle with salt and pepper and drizzle with balsamic vinegar and olive oil.