Classic Italian Caprese Salad

Yields: 4 Servings Difficulty: Easy Prep Time: 10 Mins

Caprese Salad is a simple and elegant salad made with alternating slices of juicy, ripe tomatoes and creamy mozzarella. It’s topped with fresh basil leaves and drizzled in olive oil and balsamic vinegar, then sprinkled with salt and pepper.

It’s a classic Italian salad and my personal favorite!


0/6 Ingredients
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0/3 Instructions
  • Remove the tomatoes and the mozzarella from the fridge one hour before preparing.
  • Slice the mozzarella and drain in a sieve or gently dry with a paper towel, then place spread out on a large plate.
  • If using large tomatoes then slice and paper towel dry if extra moist. If using grape or cherry tomatoes then slice in half. Place the tomatoes in a bowl and toss with salt, oregano, and olive oil. Spoon the tomato mixture over the mozzarella and top with fresh basil leaves. Serve immediately.

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