Chef's Quick Tip: Caprese heart shaped salad
This week, chef Alison Milwe Grace of AMG Catering and Events, shows Tina Redwine how to impress your sweetie with an inexpensive and homemade Caprese heart shaped salad for Valentine's Day.
Caprese heart shaped salad
1 (10 oz.) pkg. Queso Fresco Cheese
1 small heart-shaped cookie cutter
8 slices roma tomato (1⁄4” thick)
1⁄8 tsp. fresh ground black pepper
8 basil leaves
1⁄2 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
11⁄2 tsp. balsamic glaze
1. Using a small heart shaped cookie cutter, cut out 4 hearts out of the queso fresco cheese wheel.2. Cut each heart in half to form 2 thinner sized hearts.3. Season tomatoes with pepper.
4. Evenly space 8 seasoned slices of tomato on a serving platter and place a basil leaf on each tomato slice and place 1 heart shaped piece of queso fresco on top of the basil. 5. Drizzle extra virgin olive oil and balsamic glaze on top of the salad, serve and enjoy!!!