Tre Stelle® Bocconcini Salad Recipe
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10 minutes Ready In:
30 minutes or less Serves:
1 tub Tre Stelle® mini mini Bocconcini or Tre Stelle® regular Bocconcini,cut into quarters 1 cup | 250 ml grape size tomatoes, cut in halves 1 cup | 250 ml baby spinach or arugula 1/2 cup | 125 ml celery, chopped 1/2 cup | 125 ml red, green or yellow pepper, diced 1 small belgium endive, gently torn 1/4 cup | 60 ml fresh basil, slivered Dressing: 2 tbsp | 30 ml lemon juice or balsamic vinegar 3 tbsp | 45 ml olive oil salt and pepper to taste
Whisk dressing ingredients together in a small bowl. Set aside. In a large bowl combine salad ingredients and dressing. Toss well and serve immediately.
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So what exactly is bocconcini?
A variety of cheese originating from Italy, bocconcini is a type of mozzarella cheese ball that’s small and rounded. The main difference between mozzarella cheese and bocconcini cheese is that mozzarella balls are typically the size of an orange while bocconcini balls are the size of a cherry tomato.
Bocconcini cheese tastes similar to mozzarella cheese with a semi-soft texture and sweet and buttery taste. It has a creamy and delicate aroma with an elastic consistency.
How do you eat fresh bocconcini?
You can keep boconcini for up to three weeks if you store it properly. Fresh bocconcini can be eaten fresh as slices on many vegetable dishes or as garnish for certain recipes.
What do you eat bocconcini with?
Many Italians like to use bocconcini cheese in salads, pizzas, and wraps. Bocconcini is versatile and can be eaten by itself without cooking it, or you can also heat it in the oven or on a pan until it melts. Because of its texture and taste, some people also like to eat bocconcini with wine or meats.
Can you eat bocconcini cheese raw?
While you can cook bocconcini cheese, you can also eat it raw. The texture has elastic and creamy feel.