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Cincitalia Recipe: Caprese Tomato Salad with Italian Herbs

CINCINNATI (FOX19) -

Cincitalia celebrates all things Italian right here in Cincinnati! It runs this weekend at the Harvest Home Park in Cheviot.

A Caprese salad is the perfectly classic dish to start with when visiting the festival. 

How to:

Layer on a platter:

Arugula

Large slices of tomato

Thick slices of fresh mozzarella

Optional (and delicious): Italian salami around edges of platter

Drizzle with vinaigrette. Equal amounts of good quality Balsamic vinegar and Grapeseed oil

Add minced garlic and chives.

Sprinkle on top chopped fresh Italian herbs, Chopped basil, Italian oregano, rosemary, sage, thyme

Top it off with shaved Parmigiano-Reggiano.

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