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Caprese with sauteed vegetables with thyme

  • 35 minutes
  • Easy
  • Appetizers
Various fresh ingredients for a typical Italian cheese-salad. It can be served as a cold hors-d’oeuvre or a main dish

Ingredients: Per 4 servings

  • ¾ lb buffalo-mozzarella cheese
  • ½ lb tomatoes, red ripened
  • oz basil, fresh
  • 3 ½ tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • oz oregano
  • oz salt
  • oz pepper
  • 4 oz zucchini
  • 3 oz celery
  • 3 oz bell peppers
  • oz thyme

Preparation:

Step 1

Dice the vegetables.
Heat oil in a pan, quickly brown the celery, add the peppers then the zucchini.
Season with salt and pepper and thyme.
Cook for a few minutes, stirring regularly.

Caprese with sauteed vegetables with thyme - step 1

Step 2

In the meanwhile, thinly slice the tomatoes and the mozzarella.
Place slices of tomato and of mozzarella alternately on a plate, and arrange the sautéed vegetables with thyme in the middle.
Finally, decorate with fresh basil leaves and oregano.

Caprese with sauteed vegetables with thyme - step 2

Consigli dello chef:

Add salt to the vegetables once cooked, so that they do not release their liquid during cooking. This dish is easy to serve in summer thanks to the seasonal ingredients used: vegetables.