Flavorful Caprese Salad

Flavorful Caprese Salad

Picture yourself on a sun-dappled terrace overlooking a charming Italian vineyard, the air filled with the aroma of basil and ripe tomatoes. Now, bring that experience to your plate with our Flavorful Caprese Salad. This dish is a timeless classic, a symphony of vibrant colors and fresh flavors that transport you to the heart of Mediterranean cuisine.


  • 4 large tomatoes, preferably heirloom
  • 8 oz fresh mozzarella cheese
  • 1 bunch of fresh basil leaves
  • Extra virgin olive oil
  • Balsamic vinegar
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Slice the tomatoes and fresh mozzarella into ¼-inch thick rounds.
  2. Arrange the tomato and mozzarella slices on a serving platter, alternating and slightly overlapping.
  3. Tuck fresh basil leaves between the slices.
  4. Drizzle extra virgin olive oil over the salad.
  5. Drizzle balsamic vinegar in a crisscross pattern.
  6. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  7. Let the salad rest for a few minutes to allow the flavors to meld.

Prep time: 10 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

A burst of freshness and simplicity, our Flavorful Caprese Salad is a delightful appetizer that captures the essence of Italian cuisine.

Nutrition information: Calories: 180 | Fat: 12g | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 10g

Picture yourself savoring each bite of this masterpiece—juicy tomatoes, creamy mozzarella, and aromatic basil—a harmony of tastes that dances on your palate. The Flavorful Caprese Salad is not just a dish; it’s an experience that celebrates the beauty of uncomplicated ingredients coming together to create culinary magic. Whether you’re hosting a dinner party or enjoying a quiet evening, this salad is your passport to the sun-soaked Mediterranean flavors that never go out of style.

Buon appetito!

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