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Caprese Salad with Sautéed Vegetables and Thyme

di Academia Barilla

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Caprese Salad with Sautéed Vegetables and Thyme
PREPARATION TIME
35 minutes

DIFFICULTY
Easy

TYPE
Appetizer

ITALIAN REGION
Campania




Ingredients for 4 people


¾ pound buffalo mozzarella
½ pound ripe red tomatoes
ounce fresh basil
3 ½ tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
ounce oregano
1 teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon pepper
½ cup zucchini
1/3 cup celery
1/3 cup pepper strips
1 teaspoon thyme



Preparation 20 minutes preparation + 15 minutes cooking
1. Dice all the vegetables uniformly

2. Heat oil in a pan over medium heat

3. Quickly sauté the celery, then add the peppers

4. Cook for 2-3 minutes and then add the zucchini

5. Season with salt, pepper and thyme

6. Cook for a few more minutes until the vegetables are tender-crisp, stirring frequently

7. Meanwhile, thinly slice the tomatoes and the mozzarella

8. Arrange alternating slices of mozzarella and tomato on a platter

9. Place the sautéed vegetables with thyme in the center

10. Finish with a drizzle of olive oil

11. Garnish with fresh basil leaves and oregano