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Italian Caprese Wrap with Fresh Basil, Tomato and Prociutto

This Wrap is so easy to prepare and it fulfilled my craving for a Fresh Caprese Salad and and Sandwich at the same time!

We have harvested some of our Roma Tomato’s from the plant that is producing like crazy.  Some people do not believe that you can grow Tomato’s in containers, but honestly here in Arizona where is is hotter than normal it is nice to move them around  for the best mix of sun and shade.  The one plant has produced at least 25 Roma’s since we we brought it home 1 month ago from..Costco!  Yes, Costco had big plants and this one came home with us.

Sliced and chopped ready to go

The Basil plants (3 of them) are also going crazy.  I have them in the shade and use the fresh leaves every other day it seems.  As I was assembling the Wrap, I decided to roll the leaves together and slice into thin strips, worked out perfect!

Layered and drizzled with Balsamic Vinegar and Olive Oil for a wonderful Finish

 The flour tortilla was warmed on a non-stick skillet for about 2 to 3 minutes per side over medium heat, then layered the filling in this order:  Fresh thinly sliced Mozzarella, Prosciutto, (I used 3 slices), Chopped Roma Tomato’s (3), then about 6 Basil leaves rolled and thinly sliced.  Drizzle some Balsamic Vinegar and I misted some olive oil over the top.  Fold like Burrito and cut in half.

Just Sliced!

Just Sliced

Now you can share….or like me,  I ate the whole thing!!!

Caprese Wrap

Flour Tortilla
Fresh Mozzarella Cheese 4-5 thin slices
5-6 Fresh Basil Leaves
3 Medium sized Roma tomato’s Chopped
3 Slices Prosciutto Ham
Splash of Balsamic Vinegar
Spray Olive Oil

Now Follow the Pictures!!!

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May 8, 2011 - Posted by | Italian, recipes, Salad, Sandwiches & Wraps | , , , , , , , , ,

3 Comments »

  1. Normally, I’m not a wrap guy. But normally they don’t look this amazing. Awesome recipe!

    Comment by Rufus' Food and Spirits Guide | May 8, 2011 | Reply

    • Thank you! It was amazing to have all those flavors wrapped in that heated tortilla. Thanks again!

      Comment by winterwheat1 | May 8, 2011 | Reply

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