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Caprese salad brings the flavors of garden fresh tomatoes, soft mozzarella, and fresh basil together for a delicious, light summer meal.
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5 from 7 votes

Caprese Salad

For a caprese salad, make sure you use the best quality ingredients you can afford. In season tomatoes, the best quality olive oil and mozzarella and fresh basil. 
Prep Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Salad
Cuisine: Italian
Servings: 4 people
Author: Cynthia



  • Wash, core and slice the tomatoes about 1/4" thick. 
  • Slice mozzarella about 1/4" thick. Layer tomatoes, basil and mozzarella on a plate. Drizzle each "stack" with olive oil. Season with kosher or sea salt, (coarse, not fine) and fresh cracked black pepper to taste.