Buffalo Mozzarella, Prosciutto and Tomato Salad

Buffalo Mozzarella, Prosciutto and Tomato Salad

  • PREP TIME: 45 min
  • COOK TIME: n /a
  • Serves: 6

Buffalo Mozzarella, Prosciutto and Tomato Salad

  • PREP TIME: 45 min
  • COOK TIME: n /a
  • Serves: 6

PAIR WITH

Availability varies by market

Granville Island Brewing Island Lager

or other BRIGHT & BALANCED beers

The beers hints of light hop and grains pairs perfectly with the earthy tones of the Italian Prosciutto and mozzarella.

LEARN MORE IN BEER 101

Recipe

Ingredients

  • 6 large ripe tomatoes
  • 1 kg fresh buffalo mozzarella, sliced
  • Kosher salt and freshly cracked black pepper to taste
  • 1 small red onion, sliced thin
  • ½ cup (125mL) capers, rinsed
  • 300g prosciutto ham, sliced thin
  • Fresh basil leaves for garnish
  • ¼ cup (50mL) extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 tbsp. (45mL) balsamic vinegar
  • 3 tbsp. (45mL) Dijon mustard

Directions

  • Cut tomatoes into 2 centimeter wide slices
  • Cut buffalo mozzarella into slices of similar sized widths as the tomato slices.
  • On each salad plate, or on a large serving plate, arrange the tomato and cheese slices so they alternate, laying first a slice of tomato and then a slice of cheese. As each slice of tomato is placed on the plate, season with salt and pepper
  • Sprinkle the onion and capers over the slices of cheese and tomatoes and then top with the sliced prosciutto.
  • For the dressing, whisk together olive oil, vinegar and mustard. Season to taste.
  • Drizzle dressing over all the ingredients and garnish with basil.

Granville Island Brewing Island Lager
Availability varies by market
  • STYLE:Lager
  • ABV:5.0%
  • TASTE:Light and malty with hints of grassy hop aromas and a crisp hoppy bitterness.

PAIR WITH

Granville Island Brewing Island Lager

or other BRIGHT & BALANCED beers

The beers hints of light hop and grains pairs perfectly with the earthy tones of the Italian Prosciutto and mozzarella.

LEARN MORE IN BEER 101

Recipe

Ingredients

  • 6 large ripe tomatoes
  • 1 kg fresh buffalo mozzarella, sliced
  • Kosher salt and freshly cracked black pepper to taste
  • 1 small red onion, sliced thin
  • ½ cup (125mL) capers, rinsed
  • 300g prosciutto ham, sliced thin
  • Fresh basil leaves for garnish
  • ¼ cup (50mL) extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 tbsp. (45mL) balsamic vinegar
  • 3 tbsp. (45mL) Dijon mustard

Directions

  • Cut tomatoes into 2 centimeter wide slices
  • Cut buffalo mozzarella into slices of similar sized widths as the tomato slices.
  • On each salad plate, or on a large serving plate, arrange the tomato and cheese slices so they alternate, laying first a slice of tomato and then a slice of cheese. As each slice of tomato is placed on the plate, season with salt and pepper
  • Sprinkle the onion and capers over the slices of cheese and tomatoes and then top with the sliced prosciutto.
  • For the dressing, whisk together olive oil, vinegar and mustard. Season to taste.
  • Drizzle dressing over all the ingredients and garnish with basil.