Caprese Salad {How Italians Make It}
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Caprese Salad {How Italians Make It}

Caprese Salad or Insalata Caprese or tomato, mozzarella and basil salad is a a cult dish of Italian couisine.
Prep Time5 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine: Italian
Servings: 4


  • 3-4 medium size tomatoes , preferable of the same size
  • 8-10 oz fresh Mozzarella cheese
  • Handful basil leaves
  • Dried oregano
  • Salt
  • Fresh black pepper to taste (optional)


  • Wash and dry tomatoes and basil with a paper towel.
  • Cut each tomato and mozzarella ball into slices.
  • Layer tomato, mozzarella and basil slices on a platter.
  • Drizzle with extra virgin olive oil, sea salt and oregano or black pepper if you like.
  • Serve as a salad or as an appetizer.