Caprese Salad

Cuisine: Italian

Cook Time: N/A

Serves: 2

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Fun Fact
  1. The name of that salad is said to be derived from the islands of Capri. It was made to resemble the colors of the Italian flag: green, white, and red.
Historical Fact

It is said that King Farouk I of Egypt (1920-1965) used to spend his summers on the island of Capri. After long hours of sunbathing, he was in the mood for a fresh dish. Therefore, he asked for a light salad made with seasonal products.

Nutrition Fact
  1. The antioxidants named lycopene, present in tomatoes reduce the risk of heart disease and cancer.
  2. Tomatoes when included in your meals, keep you full for a longer period which will help you in weight loss.