Effortless Elegance: Caprese Salad

Effortless Elegance: Caprese Salad

Caprese Salad is the epitome of simplicity and sophistication. This classic Italian dish beautifully combines the freshness of ripe tomatoes, the creaminess of fresh mozzarella cheese, and the aromatic basil leaves. The marriage of these flavors is a true celebration of summer, bringing a burst of color and taste to any meal.


  • Ripe tomatoes
  • Fresh mozzarella cheese
  • Fresh basil leaves
  • Extra virgin olive oil
  • Balsamic vinegar
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Gather all the ingredients.
  2. Slice the tomatoes and fresh mozzarella cheese into equal-sized slices.
  3. Arrange the tomato and mozzarella slices alternately on a serving platter.
  4. Tuck fresh basil leaves between the slices.
  5. Drizzle extra virgin olive oil and balsamic vinegar over the salad.
  6. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  7. Serve immediately and enjoy!

Preparation time: 15 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

A simple and elegant Caprese Salad that embodies the flavors of Italy.

Nutritional information per serving: Calories: 180, Fat: 12g, Carbohydrates: 8g, Protein: 10g

Caprese Salad is more than just a dish; it’s an experience. The vibrant colors, the aroma of basil, and the burst of flavors make it a perfect appetizer for any occasion. Whether you’re hosting a dinner party or simply enjoying a meal with family, this effortless Caprese Salad will elevate your dining experience with its elegance and taste.

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