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)

How to Make Crowd Pleasing Caprese Salad


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

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About Crowd Pleasing Caprese Salad

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

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