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Fresh Mozzarella-Strawberry Caprese Salad

Wisconsin Cheese Fresh Mozzarella-Strawberry Caprese Salad Recipe
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Active Time
30 Minutes
Servings
8-10

Ingredients

Honey-Balsamic Vinaigrette:

Salad:

Cheese

Look for the Proudly Wisconsin Badge when shopping for cheese. Any brand of Wisconsin Fresh Mozzarella can be used in this recipe.

Instructions

Honey-Balsamic Vinaigrette:

  1. Whisk balsamic vinegar and honey in a small bowl. Slowly whisk in olive oil. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

Salad:

  1. Place spinach and basil in a large bowl; toss with half of the vinaigrette.
  2. Layer half of the spinach mixture in the bottom of a serving bowl. Top with half of the strawberries, tomatoes and fresh mozzarella-ciliegine. Drizzle with half of the remaining vinaigrette. Repeat layers, starting with the spinach mixture.
  3. Cut fresh mozzarella-log lengthwise into 1/4-inch slices. Cut slices with a bunny-shaped cookie cutter, about 2 inches. Garnish salad with bunnies and basil.

Cheesemonger Tip

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Do you have questions when shopping for cheese? Ask the cheesemonger! A cheesemonger specializes in the buying and selling of high-quality cheese, usually available in the specialty section of a grocery store or cheese shop. Knowledgeable and passionate, a cheesemonger is a go-to resource for cheese varieties and pairings, proper cheese storage and handling, its cooking applications and cheese brand information.

Fresh, milky mozzarella cheese is available in a variety of sizes, including perline (pearl size), ciliegine (cherry size), bocconcini (medal size) and ovoline (egg size). You can also find it in logs, 8-ounce balls and sliced.

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