Peach Caprese salad with basil oil

Peach Caprese salad with basil oil

Based on 8 ratings

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
11g
Fat
28g
Carb
9g

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 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!
  • 3 peaches
  • 250 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!