Fancy Caprese Salad

Fancy Caprese Salad

Picture this – a vibrant burst of colors, a symphony of flavors, and a touch of sophistication on your plate. The Fancy Caprese Salad is not just a dish; it’s an experience that elevates your dining moments.

Indulge in the freshness of ripe tomatoes, the creaminess of mozzarella, and the aromatic embrace of basil leaves. This salad takes the classic Caprese to a whole new level, making it an ideal choice for a light lunch or an impressive appetizer for your dinner party.


  • 4 large, ripe tomatoes
  • 1 pound fresh mozzarella cheese
  • 1 bunch of fresh basil
  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • Balsamic glaze for drizzling
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Slice the tomatoes and mozzarella into 1/4-inch thick rounds.
  2. Arrange the tomato and mozzarella slices on a serving platter, alternating and slightly overlapping.
  3. Tuck fresh basil leaves between the tomato and mozzarella slices.
  4. Drizzle extra-virgin olive oil over the salad, ensuring each slice gets a touch.
  5. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  6. Finish with a generous drizzle of balsamic glaze.

Prep time: 15 minutes

Serves: 4

The Fancy Caprese Salad is a celebration of simplicity and sophistication, a culinary masterpiece that delights the senses. Each bite tells a story of freshness, balance, and the joy of savoring quality ingredients. Whether you’re a seasoned chef or a kitchen novice, this recipe is your ticket to creating a masterpiece that will leave your guests asking for more.

Nutritional information per serving: Calories: 250, Fat: 18g, Carbohydrates: 8g, Protein: 14g

Conclude your culinary journey with the Fancy Caprese Salad, and let the magic unfold on your palate.

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