Caprese Salad Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Caprese Salad Recipe
  • READY IN 10 mins

Caprese Salad

Recipe by  

"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."

Back
Next
+ Recipe Box + Shopping List + Menu Print

Ingredients Edit and Save

Original recipe makes 4 servings Change Servings

Directions

  1. Toss together the mozzarella, cherry tomatoes, basil, and olive oil in a large bowl. Season with salt and pepper.
Kitchen-Friendly View
  • PREP 10 mins
  • READY IN 10 mins
ADVERTISEMENT

Reviews More Reviews

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.

 

6 Ratings

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.

 
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.

 
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.

 

Rate This Recipe

Glad you liked it! Your friends will, too:
ADVERTISEMENT

Nutrition

  • 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
  • 454 mg
  • 18%

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

See More

About the Cook

 
ADVERTISEMENT
Go Pro!

In Season

Hop On Easter
Hop On Easter

Recipes for baked ham, deviled eggs, and oh-so-cute treats.

Fresh Spring Recipes
Fresh Spring Recipes

The best ways to enjoy what’s in season right now.

Subscribe Today!
Subscribe Today!

Delicious recipes, party ideas, and helpful cooking tips! Get a year of Allrecipes magazine for just $9.99!

Related Videos

Baked Goat Cheese Caprese Salad

Taste a creamy, inspired version of the classic tomato salad.

Spinach Caprese Salad

This delicious update of the Italian salad adds fresh spinach.

Broccoli-Cauliflower Salad

See how easy it is to make this hearty, salad-bar-style salad.

Recently Viewed Recipes

 
ADVERTISEMENT
Argentina  |  Australia & New Zealand  |  Brazil  |  Canada  |  China  |  France  |  Germany  |  India  |  Italy  |  Japan  |  Korea  |  Mexico

Netherlands  |  Poland  |  Quebec  |  Russia  |  SE Asia  |  United Kingdom & Ireland  |  United States