The late winter months and early spring bring beautiful citrus among which the blood orange stands out as a spectacle red beauty on the plate. Missing summers sun ripened tomatoes? Try this gorgeous spin on an old classic.
This recipe can be made for 2 or for a crowd, make adjustments accordingly
You will need:
1-7 ripe blood oranges (depending on desired yield)
1 large package fresh mozzarella, one slice can yield 4 small squares as pictured
1 bunch of basil
Savory Pepper Blend or fresh ground pepper
Cyprus Flake Sea Salt or sea salt of choice
Peel desired amount of blood oranges and slice into 1/4" thickness with a sharp knife
Our preferred way of peeling
Slice mozzarella into 1/4" thick rounds and trim edges to make square, cut into 4ths
Wash basil and trim large leaves from bunch to place as the first layer in your stack
Place stacks on a platter
Finish with salt & pepper & enjoy!
Recipe & Photos by: Amanda Ashley
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