Caprese Salad Recipe -
Caprese Salad Recipe
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Caprese Salad

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"This light, fresh salad is made with fresh mozzarella, cherry tomatoes, and fresh basil. It is the perfect quick and easy accompaniment to any summer meal."

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    10 mins

    10 mins


  1. Toss together the mozzarella, cherry tomatoes, basil, and olive oil in a large bowl. Season with salt and pepper.
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Aug 15, 2012

I made this for lunch today. Heaven in a bowl. NOTE: Honestly, I ate half as is and half with a small amount of quality balsamic drizzled over the top. Even more delicious.

Aug 20, 2012

Lovely! I made these into little kabobs. Placed on a plate, drizzled a bit of olive oil & balsamic vinegar & then sprinkled the basil on top. Everyone loved them.

Sep 20, 2012

Love Caprese! I served this salad in a small dessert dish with shredded romaine on the bottom and the Caprese Salad on top. A splash of white balsamic would be great with this.

Feb 18, 2014

I make Caprese all the time. I chop the tomatoes and the mozzarella and tear the basil so it's easier to have a forkful with all 3 ingredients. It is also MUCH better with a balsamic vinaigrette instead of just olive oil. I make this with olive oil from Frances Mays' estate and a wonderful quality balsamic from the vinegar store. There isn't anything better.

Jun 11, 2013

This salad rocks. We made it for Christmas dinner, and even people who thought they wouldn't like a "basil" salad, loved it! Defiantly a five star salad, and I encourage anyone who has never tried a caprese salad to try it.

Apr 08, 2015

Classic, can't go wrong here. We made ours to look like Easter eggs in baskets. :-)

Aug 15, 2014

Followed the recipe and added fresh avocado chunks. yum! My kids and hubby liked it. :) Now that I think about it, some black olives would have been good too.

Jan 22, 2015

I love all things Caprese! This is plain, simple and delicious! I usually arrange the items on a plate, but it was great in a bowl! Added a few drops of balsamic vinegar, but I think it's fresher and better without it sometimes. Thanks Summer Rose!


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  • Calories
  • 189 kcal
  • 9%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 4.9 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol
  • 36 mg
  • 12%
  • Fat
  • 12.6 g
  • 19%
  • Fiber
  • 0.8 g
  • 3%
  • Protein
  • 14.4 g
  • 29%
  • Sodium
  • 357 mg
  • 14%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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