Crowd Pleasing Caprese Salad

Crowd Pleasing Caprese Salad Recipe

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Shannon Stamper


Don't you love the simple yumminess of a light caprese as an appetizer at your favorite Italian restaurant? I do, but sure dont like the price or portion. I came up with this to solve both issues and to share with others.

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10-12 MINIMUM!
15 Min


8 medium
roma tomatoes (cut into quarters then sliced 1 in. thick)
1 lb
whole milk mozzarella (cut into 1/2 in cubes)
1 Tbsp
dried basil (or 3tblsp fresh chopped fine)
2 oz
olive oil, extra virgin
1 oz
balsamic vinegar
3 dash(es)
1 1/2 dash(es)


1Add all ingredients to a larger plastic storage container.
2Stir well. Place lid atop.
3Periodically shake container to incorporate ingredients further.
4Transfer into serving dish of choice and serve with slotted spoon.
5Dish may be refrigerated up 2 days prior to serving.
6An alernate appetizer/hor d'ourve presentation of this is to use toothpicks to skewer and arrange on a platter.

About Crowd Pleasing Caprese Salad

Regional Style: Italian
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy