Insalata Caprese I

Insalata Caprese I

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"This tastes like the salad that is served at a famous Italian restaurant chain in my area. It's perfect with fresh loaf of crusty bread. For the best flavor be sure to use fresh whole-milk mozzarella it puts the packaged varieties to shame. You can find fresh mozzarella in Italian delis, gourmet markets, cheese shops and some grocery stores."
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Ingredients

1 h 15 m servings 498 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 498 kcal
  • 25%
  • Fat:
  • 40.3 g
  • 62%
  • Carbs:
  • 12.7g
  • 4%
  • Protein:
  • 19.3 g
  • 39%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 78 mg
  • 26%
  • Sodium:
  • 154 mg
  • 6%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a large bowl, combine the tomatoes, cheese, onion, oil, vinegar, basil, and salt and pepper to taste. Toss and chill for 1 hour. Serve on large platter.

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Most helpful positive review

Tomatoes and fresh basil are a classic combination! It doesn't get much better or much simpler that this - it's absolutely delicious! I decreased the onion and I probably could have left it out ...

Most helpful critical review

The flavor was great, but I think I'll stick with Bruschetta, it's easier to eat.

Tomatoes and fresh basil are a classic combination! It doesn't get much better or much simpler that this - it's absolutely delicious! I decreased the onion and I probably could have left it out ...

N.J. is known for growing the tastiest tomatoes in the country and we all know never to refrigerate these red beauties, as they will lose their flavor. After combining the ingredients, including...

So Good!!! Using fresh picked tomatoes and basil from our garden really make this dish. A summer long favorite at lunch or dinner.

Use fresh ingredients...especially the mozzerella, and seed the tomatoes so it's not a wet mess.

This was a great salad. I messed up and got shredded mozzarella without thinking, but it still turned out great! Rave reviews all around!

Extremely easy and very tasty. A nice side dish for a bacon-wrapped filet mignon. Thank you for sharing it.

Loved this! Easy Fast and Yummy!

Great, simple recipe - perfect in the Summer with grilled steaks or for a light lunch!

I wanted add a new italian salad for italian night dinner. My husband and 17 year old daughter loved it. It was so flavorful and zesty. They ended mixing leftovers with lettuce berg. Thanks, ...