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Caprese Salad

Rated as 4.82 out of 5 Stars

"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 m servings 189
Original recipe yields 4 servings


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

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 189 calories; 12.6 4.9 14.4 36 357 Full nutrition

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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.

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.

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.

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...

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 t...

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

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 freshe...

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.