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
- Slice the tomatoes and mozzarella into equal thickness.
- Arrange the tomato and mozzarella slices on a serving platter, alternating and slightly overlapping.
- Tuck fresh basil leaves between the tomato and mozzarella slices.
- Drizzle extra-virgin olive oil and balsamic glaze over the salad.
- Season with salt and pepper to taste.
- 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