Hard Boiled Egg Caprese Salad

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4 egg hard boiled, sliced into rounds
1/2 lb fresh mozzarella, sliced 1/4" thick
2 ripe tomatoes, sliced 1/4" thick
1/4 tsp garam masala
1/8 tsp chili powder
1/4 cup fresh basil leaves
1/4 cup cilantro leaves
Pesto Topping
2/3 cup store bought Pesto
3/4 tsp curry powder
1/4 tsp chili powder (optional)


  1.  In a small bowl, mix together pesto with curry powder and chili powder. Set aside.

  2. On a platter, arrange egg slices in the centre. Arrange mozzarella slices and tomatoes around the eggs, alternating between the two to create a decorative pattern.

  3. Add a sprinkle of garam masala and chili powder. Drizzle on Olive Oil Cilantro-Basil Pesto and garnish with basil and cilantro leaves. Sprinkle on sea salt, to taste. Serve chilled.

 Follow this simple recipe below, to make your own Cilantro-Basil Pesto at home: 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil, 1/2 cup fresh basil, finely chopped, 1/2 cup cilantro leaves, finely chopped, 1/8 cup pine nuts or walnuts or sunflower seeds, 3/4 tsp curry powder, 1/4 tsp salt, 1 garlic clove, peeled, 1 green chili (optional). Simply combine all ingredients in a food processor into a smooth paste.