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Easy Caprese Salad

Make an easy Caprese salad with these simple Caprese salad ingredients. We think this is the best Caprese salad recipe version of this gorgeous dish.
 
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Our Best Caprese Salad recipe is a very simple little salad that will make any dinner a little more special.     Of course, we are a lover of basil here on the ranch so any excuse we can use to have a little basil works for us.   It’s super easy since there are only three Caprese salad ingredients other than the seasonings.  

 

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With all the fresh vegetables coming out of the garden this summer, you need to make this easy Caprese Salad.   It’s so good and is the perfect complement to any dish and especially an Italian dish.    This is especially good with heritage tomatoes and these bring all-new colors to this salad.

 

Caprese salad ingredients:

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Caprese Salad Ingredients
  • 12 oz Fresh Mozzarella Cheese
  • 2 fresh slicing Tomatoes
  • Fresh Basil leaves
  • Virgin Olive Oil
  • Salt and Black Pepper

 

How to Make an Easy Caprese Salad

 

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Slice the tomatoes into quarter-inch or half-inch slices.    Then use a sharp knife or a Mozzarella cheese slicer to slice the cheese.  
 
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Slice the basil leaves into ribbons.  You can do this by stacking the basil leaves on top of each other, roll them up lengthwise then slice. 
 
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Arrange tomatoes and mozzarella slices in a pretty pattern by alternating each slice.  Top with the basil ribbons, olive oil,  freshly ground black pepper and salt to taste.   
 

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Caprese Salad

Make an easy Caprese salad with these simple Caprese salad ingredients. We think this is the best Caprese salad recipe version of this gorgeous dish.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time0 mins
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Total Time10 mins
Course: Salad
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: best caprese salad recipe, Caprese Salad ingredients, caprese salad recipe, easy caprese salad
Servings: 4
Calories: 272kcal
Author: Evelyn

Equipment

  • Mozzarella slicer

Ingredients

Instructions

  • Slice Mozzarella Cheese using a sharp knife or a Mozzarella Cheese Slicer. Slice tomatoes into 1/4 inch or 1/2 inch slices.
  • Arrange sliced tomatoes and mozzarella cheese, alternating each slice
  • Slice basil leaves into ribbons and sprinkle on top of the tomatoes and cheese
  • Drizzle with olive oil and top with freshly ground black pepper and salt

Nutrition

Calories: 272kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 20g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Cholesterol: 67mg | Sodium: 538mg | Potassium: 280mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 1335IU | Vitamin C: 12.5mg | Calcium: 439mg | Iron: 0.6mg



 

 

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Jamie Sherman

Saturday 13th of August 2016

I love salads like this - so simple and full of flavor!!