Delicious Italian Caprese Salad Recipe

Caprese salad is a favorite Italian classic. Not only is it incredibly easy to make, it’s also incredibly delicious. This simple combination of tomatoes, mozzarella and basil is always a hit with family and friends. Try this classic Caprese salad recipe for your next meal.


• 2 large ripe tomatoes, thickly sliced
• 1 8-ounce ball of mozzarella, thickly sliced
• 1/4 cup fresh basil leaves, julienned
• 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
• 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
• Salt and freshly ground pepper


1. Arrange the tomato and mozzarella slices on a large plate.

2. Sprinkle the basil leaves on top.

3. Drizzle the olive oil and balsamic vinegar over the salad.

4. Season with salt and freshly ground pepper to taste.

5. Serve chilled or at room temperature.