This is such a fun and delicious lunch. One of my favorites any time of the year. Egg salad is super easy to prepare. Make sure you have a candle going while peeling the eggs to get help get rid of the sulfur smell in your kitchen after peeling the eggs.
Caprese salad is a simple Italian salad, made of sliced fresh mozzarella, tomatoes, and sweet basil, seasoned with salt, fresh ground pepper and olive oil. Get in the groove of Italian with the colors of the Italian flag: green, white and red
EGG SALAD FOR TWO
4 hard boiled eggs
1/4 cup sliced pimento filled green olives
1/2 cup gluten free mayo (more of less depending on your preference)
pinch of salt and pepper
Romaine lettuce leaves
Chop hard boiled eggs in a bowl. Add olives and mayo and mix well. Place romaine lettuce leaves on a plate and add scoop of egg salad.
CAPRESE SALAD FOR TWO
1 fresh mozzarella cheese log, pre-sliced
fresh basil leaves
caramelized garlic olive oil
pinch of salt and fresh ground pepper
Alternate two or three slices of mozzarella and tomato along with fresh basil leaves on an angle on a plate. Drizzle with caramelized garlic olive oil and top with desired amount of salt and pepper.
Waa-laa…..a fun and nutritious gluten free lunch or a light dinner in the summertime. Use freshly picked summer tomatoes from your garden or pick some up at a local farmers market. It’s a win-win!!