A classic Italian Caprese Salad recipe made with fresh mozzarella, tomato, basil, and a simple caprese dressing.
Prep Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
- 1 large tomato , sliced into medium thin slices (about 8)
- 8 ounces fresh mozzarella cheese sliced into medium thin slices (about 8)
- 6 fresh basil leaves
- 2 teaspoons olive oil
- salt and freshly ground black pepper
After slicing your fresh mozzarella and tomato, sprinkle a little bit of salt on your tomato slices. This will help draw out a little of the juices.
Make your caprese salad by placing a layer of mozzarella on a plate.
Top the mozzarella with a slice of tomato.
Pour a little bit of olive oil and balsamic vinegar on the tomato. This serves as the caprese salad dressing.
Place a basil leaf on top and sprinkle a little salt and pepper.
Serve your caprese salad fresh!
Calories: 98kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 22mg | Sodium: 179mg | Potassium: 75mg | Vitamin A: 395IU | Vitamin C: 3.1mg | Calcium: 145mg | Iron: 0.2mg