Mozzarella Caprese

Marsha Gardner


This is a summer delicacy. It must be made with only the freshest of ingredients. Sun drenched tomatoes and basil from your garden.

Years ago when I first started making this salad I used regular mozzarella, I have since learned about fresh mozzarella and what a difference it makes in this salad.

I garnish with a few of the marinated olives I keep on hand in the refrigerator. This salad is a nice lunch with a good bread.

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fresh sliced garden tomatoes
fresh mozzarella, sliced
fresh basil leaves
olive oil, extra virgin
kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper

Directions Step-By-Step

Slice tomatoes and arrange on serving platter or individual plates. Sprinkle with salt and a few grinds of pepper, top with a slice of fresh mozzarella and a basil leaf. Drizzle with olive oil and serve.
Add marinated black olives as a garnish if desired.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Salads
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy