Cart 0 items: $0.00

La Chertosa Wines

Sam's Caprese Salad with Sangiovese Vinaigrette

Sam's Caprese Salad with Sangiovese Vinaigrette
Recipe Date:
July 1, 2021
Serving Size:
Cook Time:
Imperial (US)
This recipe is a variation of our Zinfandel Vinaigrette combined in a salad with some of Sam's favorite ingredients. This version combines our Don Silvio Reserve Sangiovese with Balsamic vinegar.
  • 1/4 cup Each Extra Virgin olive oil & vegetable oil
  • 2 tbsps Don Silvio Reserve Sangiovese
  • 2 tbsps Balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tbsp minced shallots or scallions
  • 1 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1/4 tsp Kosher salt
  • 1 Dash of freshly ground black pepper
  • cherry tomatoes
  • fresh mozzarella cheese balls
  • thinly sliced red onion
  • sliced avacado
  • fresh basil
  • More Kosher salt & freshly ground black pepper to taste

In a jar, combine all ingredients; shake to mix thoroughly.  Use at once or refrigerate up to 1 week.  Shake again before adding to salad.  Makes 3/4 cup dressing.

Combine cherry tomatoes, mozzarella cheese balls, and red onion in a large bowl.  Toss with vinaigrette.  Add sliced avacado on side.  Season with Kosher salt and pepper, garnish with fresh basil.