Peach Caprese salad with basil oil

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Julie

Julie

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Difficulty

Easy 👌
20
min.
Preparation
0
min.
Baking
0
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-4+
peaches
250 g buffalo mozzarella cheese
20 g basil
60 ml olive oil
fleur de sel
pepper
basil for garnish
Metric
Imperial

Utensils

  • sieve
  • 2 large bowls
  • immersion blender
  • liquid measuring cup
  • cutting board
  • knife

Nutrition per serving

Cal
336
Protein
11 g
Fat
28 g
Carb
9 g
  • Step 1/3

    To make the basil oil, prepare two large bowls, one filled with boiling water and another with iced water. Pluck basil leaves from stems and place in a sieve. Plunge the sieve into the boiling water for to blanch the basil leaves, then quickly remove from boiling water and plunge into iced water to cool. Remove and dry.
    • 20 g basil
    • sieve
    • 2 large bowls

    To make the basil oil, prepare two large bowls, one filled with boiling water and another with iced water. Pluck basil leaves from stems and place in a sieve. Plunge the sieve into the boiling water for to blanch the basil leaves, then quickly remove from boiling water and plunge into iced water to cool. Remove and dry.

  • Step 2/3

    Add blanched basil leaves and olive oil into a liquid measuring cup and pulse until smooth with an immersion blender. Season with salt and pepper and strain the oil through a clean sieve so you are left with the bright green basil oil.
    • 60 ml olive oil
    • immersion blender
    • sieve
    • liquid measuring cup

    Add blanched basil leaves and olive oil into a liquid measuring cup and pulse until smooth with an immersion blender. Season with salt and pepper and strain the oil through a clean sieve so you are left with the bright green basil oil.

  • Step 3/3

    Core and slice peaches and transfer to a serving dish. Tear mozzarella into pieces and arrange around the peaches. Drizzle with the basil oil, season with fleur de sel and pepper, and garnish fresh basil leaves. Enjoy!
    • peaches
    • 250 g buffalo mozzarella cheese
    • fleur de sel
    • pepper
    • basil for garnish
    • cutting board
    • knife

    Core and slice peaches and transfer to a serving dish. Tear mozzarella into pieces and arrange around the peaches. Drizzle with the basil oil, season with fleur de sel and pepper, and garnish fresh basil leaves. Enjoy!