Dressing ingredients

  • ½ bunch of basil
  • 7 tbsp olive oil
  • 8 tbsp balsamico
  • 1 pinch of sugar, salt, pepper

Author of this recipe

Wiebke Kretschmann

Wiebke Kretschmann

Food blogger / food writer

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  • Cook asparagus approx. 14 min into salted water with a pinch of sugar. Drain and let it cool down. Cut the asparagus in ca. 5 cm long pieces.
  • Chop basil and prepare vinaigrette with olive oil, balsamico, sugar, salt, pepper.
  • Dice mozzarella. Cut tomatoes into quarters.
  • Arrange mozzarella, tomatoes and asparagus on a plate. Sprinkle with vinaigrette.

Tips from the author

You can mix white and green asparagus if you like.

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