Insalata Caprese Salad

Desiree Cleveland-Campos


I love a fresh cool salad on a hot summer day.


★★★★★ 2 votes

10 Min


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  • 1/2 lb
    mozzarella cheese sliced 1/4 inch thick
  • 2 large
    vine ripened tomatoes sliced 1/4 inch thick
  • 1 c
    fresh basil leaves
  • 1/4 c
    olive oil, extra virgin
  • ·
    coarse salt to taste
  • ·
    fresh ground black pepper to taste

How to Make Insalata Caprese Salad


  1. In a circular design around the side of a serving plate, alternate fresh mozzarella slices on a large platter (or on individual plates if you are doing individual portions) with sliced tomatoes, overlapping for effect.
  2. Tear fresh basil leaves and sprinkle liberally over the slices. Add salt and freshly ground pepper to taste
  3. Just before serving, drizzle on some top-quality extra-virgin olive oil

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About Insalata Caprese Salad

Course/Dish: Salads, Other Salads
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy
Hashtags: #Tomato, #Mozzerella, #Basil

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