Quick and Easy Caprese Salad

A delightful Quick and Easy Caprese Salad that captures the essence of summer with its vibrant colors and fresh flavors. This classic Italian dish is a perfect appetizer or a light side dish for any meal. Elizabeth Rodriguez, our expert chef, brings you a foolproof recipe that requires minimal effort and delivers maximum taste.


  • 4 large tomatoes, sliced
  • 1 pound fresh mozzarella, sliced
  • 1 bunch fresh basil leaves
  • Extra-virgin olive oil, for drizzling
  • Balsamic glaze, for drizzling
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Slice the tomatoes and mozzarella into equal thickness.
  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 and balsamic glaze over the salad.
  5. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  6. Serve immediately and enjoy the burst of flavors!

Prep time: 15 minutes

Yields: 4 servings

This Quick and Easy Caprese Salad is a celebration of simplicity and taste. With juicy tomatoes, creamy mozzarella, and aromatic basil, every bite is a taste of summer. Drizzled with olive oil and balsamic glaze, this salad is not only visually appealing but also a delight to the palate. Perfect for a quick appetizer or a side dish, this recipe is a must-try for anyone craving the freshness of Italian cuisine.

Nutrition (per serving): 180 calories, 8g protein, 10g carbohydrates, 12g fat

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