Lactalis Culinary

Fresh Mozzarella

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Quinoa Caprese Salad featuring Galbani® Fresh Mozzarella

Ingredients

12 oz. Galbani Fresh Mozzarella, marinated
2 tbsp. Olive Oil, divided
1 cup Quinoa
2 cups Chicken Broth, low sodium
1 cup Cherry Tomatoes, sliced in half
10 Basil Leaves, cut chiffonade
2 tbsp. Lemon Juice
  Salt and Pepper, to taste

Preheat oven to 350°F.

  1. In a medium pan, heat half of the olive oil (one tablespoon) over medium-high heat, toast the quinoa for 3-4 minutes until lightly brown and fragrant.
  2. Add the chicken broth and bring to a boil. Cover and reduce heat to low. Cook for 15 minutes then remove from heat. Fluff quinoa with a fork and set aside.
  3. In a medium bowl, add cooked quinoa, cherry tomatoes, Fresh Mozzarella, basil, lemon juice, remaining one tablespoon olive oil and salt/pepper.
  4. Toss salad to combine and check for seasoning before serving.

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