Fresh Caprese Tomato Salad

Fresh Caprese Tomato Salad

Picture yourself on a sunny Italian terrace, overlooking rolling vineyards. The gentle breeze carries the aroma of basil and the sweet scent of ripe tomatoes. That’s what this Fresh Caprese Tomato Salad will make you feel like. It’s a simple yet elegant dish that embodies the essence of summer.


  • 4 ripe tomatoes, sliced
  • 8 oz fresh mozzarella, sliced
  • 1 cup fresh basil leaves
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Arrange tomato and mozzarella slices on a platter, alternating and slightly overlapping.
  2. Tuck fresh basil leaves between the tomato and mozzarella slices.
  3. Drizzle extra-virgin olive oil and balsamic vinegar over the salad.
  4. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  5. Let it sit for a few minutes to allow the flavors to meld.
  6. Serve and enjoy!

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Serves: 4

This Fresh Caprese Tomato Salad is a classic Italian dish that celebrates the flavors of summer with ripe tomatoes, creamy mozzarella, and fresh basil. Drizzled with extra-virgin olive oil and balsamic vinegar, it’s a simple yet elegant salad that’s perfect for any occasion.

Nutrition: Calories: 215 | Fat: 16g | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 12g

Imagine enjoying this salad while basking in the warmth of the sun, sipping on a glass of chilled white wine. It’s a taste of Italy right in your own home. So, whether you’re hosting a summer soirée or simply craving a taste of the Mediterranean, this Fresh Caprese Tomato Salad is the answer.

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