Fresh Basil, Tomato And Mozzarella Caprese Salad Recipe

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caprese-salad-mozzarella-basil-tomatoSome recipes seem too easy to be delicious, and that’s exactly the case with a Caprese salad. This Italian creation brings together fresh mozzarella, basil, tomatoes and the result couldn’t be any more delicious. It’s been a staple on my dinner table for years and after seeing basil in Pinterest’s Flavor Report I wanted to share this recipe with you. Find more ideas using trending herbs here.

mozzarella caprese salad with fresh basilCaprese Salad with Fresh Mozzarella, Basil and Tomato


  • 2 balls of fresh mozzarella cheese; Bufala is the the best.
  • 4 ripe beefsteak tomatoes
  • Fresh basil
  • Extra virgin olive oil
  • Balsamic vinegar


  • Wash and slice the tomatoes.
  • Slice the mozzarella cheese.
  • Assemble the salad by layering once slice of mozzarella on top of each tomato slice.
  • Top with fresh basil.
  • Add the olive oil and balsamic vingear. You can also substitute the regular balsamic for a reduction if you prefer a more concentrated flavor.

Buon appetito! Basil mozzarella tomato salad

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