Caprese Plus


My husband and I make this at least once a week, sometimes more. It is the basic Caprese salad topped with some additional yummy ingredients.

Prep Time:
25 mins
Total Time:
25 mins
2 servings


  • 2 plum tomatoes, thickly sliced

  • 3 (4 ounce) balls buffalo mozzarella, thickly sliced

  • 1 avocado, cubed

  • ½ English cucumber, peeled and sliced

  • ½ cup green olives

  • ½ cup canned artichoke hearts, drained and chopped

  • 2 tablespoons torn fresh basil leaves

  • salt and ground black pepper to taste

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar


  1. Divide tomatoes, mozzarella, avocado, cucumber, green olives, artichoke hearts, and basil between two serving plates, layering them in that order. Season with salt and pepper.

  2. Drizzle olive oil and balsamic vinegar over layers.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

631 Calories
45g Fat
13g Carbs
44g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 2
Calories 631
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 45g 58%
Saturated Fat 20g 98%
Cholesterol 109mg 36%
Sodium 2150mg 93%
Total Carbohydrate 13g 5%
Dietary Fiber 3g 10%
Total Sugars 6g
Protein 44g
Vitamin C 16mg 78%
Calcium 1365mg 105%
Iron 1mg 7%
Potassium 323mg 7%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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