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Caprese Salad

Caprese Salad

Insalata Caprese is a simple Italian salad of fresh mozzarella and tomatoes topped with basil and a splash of balsamic vinegar. A perfect end of summer appetizer or side dish, especially when tomatoes are in season.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 5 mins
Course Appetizer, Salad
Cuisine Italian
Servings 4 people
Calories 100 kcal


  • 2 whole tomatoes in season, cut into slices (approx 16)
  • 16 oz mozzarella fresh, cut into slices (approx 16)
  • 12 whole basil leaves sliced in strips
  • 4 tsp olive oil extra virgin
  • 2 tsp balsamic vinegar
  • 1 pinch salt fresh
  • 1 pinch pepper fresh


  • Place sliced mozzarella on a large plate, dish or platter
  • Top with tomato, olive oil, balsamic, basil and salt and pepper to tate.
Keyword Salad