Rustic Caprese Salad

Rustic Caprese Salad

Picture yourself in the heart of Tuscany, surrounded by rolling hills and vineyards. The sun is setting, casting a warm golden glow over the rustic farmhouse where you’re staying. It’s time for dinner, and you decide to prepare something that captures the essence of Italian simplicity and flavor – Rustic Caprese Salad.


  • Fresh, ripe tomatoes
  • Creamy mozzarella cheese
  • Bunch of fresh basil leaves
  • Extra virgin olive oil
  • Balsamic vinegar
  • Salt and pepper, to taste


  1. Start by slicing the tomatoes and mozzarella cheese into thick rounds.
  2. Arrange the tomato, mozzarella, and basil leaves on a plate, alternating and overlapping them.
  3. Drizzle the salad with extra virgin olive oil and balsamic vinegar.
  4. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  5. Let the salad sit for a few minutes to allow the flavors to meld together.
  6. Serve your Rustic Caprese Salad and enjoy the taste of Italy!

Preparation time: 10 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

A classic Italian salad featuring the perfect harmony of tomatoes, mozzarella, basil, and a drizzle of olive oil and balsamic vinegar.

Nutritional Information: Calories: 150, Fat: 10g, Carbohydrates: 5g, Protein: 9g

As you savor each bite of this Rustic Caprese Salad, you’ll be transported to the Italian countryside, where simplicity meets exquisite flavors. It’s a dish that celebrates the beauty of fresh, high-quality ingredients. Whether you’re hosting a dinner party or enjoying a quiet evening at home, this salad is sure to impress your taste buds and transport you to the sun-kissed fields of Tuscany. Buon appetito!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Hi! I’m Margaret!

A passionate home cook and food lover who loves nothing more than sharing my favourite recipes with the world.




Get exclusive access to recipes and cooking tips!

You’ll also love