Subscribe via RSS

Tomato, mozzarella and basil salad

Goodtoknow TV

Free & easy recipe video: Watch new how-to recipe videos with goodtoknow and Woman’s Weekly see all videos >

This traditional Italian salad – notice how the green, white and red colours of this salad are, patriotically, the same as the colours of the Italian national flag – is so simple to put together. But it looks fab and tastes even better, with the sensational flavours of the Mediterranean. Just the thing to enjoy with a pal on a hot summer’s day…

  • Serves: 2

  • Prep time: 10 mins

  • Total time: 10 mins

  • Skill level: Easy peasy

  • Costs: Cheap as chips

That’s goodtoknow

If you put a finger over the top of the bottles of balsamic vinegar and olive oil you can “dot the plate” to give it that professional look!

Ingredients

  • 6 small tomatoes
  • 125g pkt of mozzarella pearls, drained
  • A handful of fresh basil leaves
  • Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • Balsamic vinegar, to serve
  • Extra virgin olive oil, to serve

Method

  1. Cut the tomatoes in half, and arrange on two plates with the mozzarella pearls and basil leaves.
  2. Season with sea salt and freshly ground black pepper.
  3. Drizzle with a little extra virgin olive oil and a splash of balsamic vinegar.

By Lucy Knox

Cooked this? Upload a picture to our Facebook page

Nutritional information

Guideline Daily Amount for 2,000 calories per day are: 70g fat, 20g saturated fat, 90g sugar, 6g salt.

Loved this recipe? Try these too!

Party food face-off

What do you head for first on the buffet table? Sausage rolls or cheese straws?

 60% 504 votes

 40% 504 votes

We’d like to let you know that this site uses cookies. Without them you may find this site does not work properly and many features may be unavailable. More information on what cookies are and the types of cookies we use can be found here

A perfect Christmas roast? Come to our free course! – Italian Cuisine


A Christmas without roast? What ever! But let's do it very good. Come to La Scuola de la Cucina Italiana. We will amaze you and we will have fun

After the many events of the first day of ours Happy Christmas Saturday, Saturday 15, resumes with still many appointments. It starts at 11 (until 13) with The Christmas roast. Yes, because there is no Christmas without roast. So, to prepare it for your guests, we look forward to The School of Italian Cuisine (via San Nicolao 7, Milan – Piazzale Cadorna area) to prepare together with our cook Marco Olivieri it's at Nicolò Palazzo (responsible for the fresh stalls for Eataly Smeraldo) a "roast beef with hollandaise sauce". Tricks, secrets and small but precious measures to amaze your guests and yourself, discovering the chef (good) that is hidden in each of you.

Marco Olivieri.
Marco Olivieri.

And then we are also the editorial staff of La Cucina Italiana, to celebrate with you all the Christmas just around the corner. Click on The Christmas roast and book your morning as a chef.

We are waiting for you!

Flowers and Christmas garlands: learn to do them with us! Free workshop – Italian Cuisine


Christmas decorations for the home: flowers and wreaths. For a party that is all around us and our loved ones

Because for us at La Cucina Italiana a Happy Christmas it's not just about food! There must be love, first of all, a love that we show our family preparing them dishes with unmistakable flavors and aromas, which are printed in memory and that, even after many years, awaken memories dear and full of happy nostalgia. And then, as we always suggest in our articles, here too the aesthetics (and therefore, after taste and smell, even the sight) has a fundamental importance in making happy the time spent together. And during the Christmas season this visual aspect takes on a special value. We often tell you how to prepare the table (Saturday 15 will be just that the topic that will open our two days of Christmas), or how to serve
Sunday, from 11.30 to 12.30, with the help of Roberta and Nadia of Fiore Urbano instead, we are talking about Christmas house decorations: because the party must be all around us and our loved ones.

flowers and garlands

Here, then, our idea for the holidays of 2018: click on Flowers and Christmas wreaths and book to try with us how easy it is, with the right secrets, to make stunning decorations.

We are waiting for you.