Chef’s Nectar, “Caprese Salad with Basil pesto”


Ingredients of making the Caprese Salad

  • 3 ripe roma tomatoes
  • 12 ounces fresh mozzarella, thickly sliced
  • Large bunch fresh basil leaves
  • Olive oil, for drizzling
  • 20 gms home made pesto sauce
  • 2 pinch kosher salt
  • 2 pinch freshly ground black pepper

Method of making the Caprese Salad

  1. Clean wash and keep a side the basil leaves, add walnuts,olive oil, crushed black pepper and kosher salt to taste, make a paste with the the help of the grinder and remove the paste from the grinder in a bowl.
  2. When you are ready to assemble the salad, cut the tomatoes into thick slices. Arrange them on a platter, alternating them with the mozzarella slices. Tuck the whole basil leaves in between the tomato and cheese slices.
  3. Drizzle on the gorgeous, flavorful pesto paste. Then drizzle olive oil in a thin stream over the top. Finally, sprinkle on salt and pepper. if you need more.
  4. you and your friends will surly remember you for this healthy treat, then for what you are waiting for its just the matter of second to prepare this healthy preparation.

Published by Avtar Singh Rana

A brief about Chef Avtar Singh Rana Chef Avtar Singh Rana a passionate professional celebrity chef having more than 2 decades of experience. A chef who wears different hats, who ranges from the city Delhi is someone who loves interaction and discovery with a vision of always coming up with the best and true perfectionist at his work, he dwells in photography, traveling and of course food. He started his carrier with Taj Group of hotels, in the year 1998 and since then has only achieved milestones and growth immensely his hunger to learn and explore more got him travelling to the middle east, Oman, KSA , multiple times, where he worked for some of the iconic hotels. His talent also brought him recognition from Radisson, Starwood and Accor, where he was responsible for the preopening of the hotels. An individual who leads by the examples and has the knack of grasping quickly and extend warm hospitality.

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