Caprese Salad

This is a perfect salad for a hot day (or any day for that matter). Simple, easy and full of flavor. I love the flavors of mozzarella, basil and tomatoes together and topping them with a really good balsamic vinegar makes it an irresistible salad.

  • Organic or home grown beefsteak or roma tomatoes
  • Fresh mozzarella cheese
  • Fresh basil
  • Balsamic vinegar
  • Sea salt and fresh cracked black pepper to taste

Slice tomatoes and mozzarella cheese. Layer tomatoes, cheese and basil then drizzle balsamic vinegar and finish off with sea salt and fresh cracked black pepper. Enjoy!

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9 Responses to “Caprese Salad”

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    Nina's Kitchen (Nina Timm) — May 22, 2008 @ 3:44 pm

    I battle to find a good mozzarella, but when I do, this recipe is top of the list.

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    Cheryl — May 22, 2008 @ 5:29 pm

    That looks awesome!

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    Isa — May 22, 2008 @ 9:07 pm

    I loooooove caprese salad, specially when it’s so tidily presented! thanks for sharing :)

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    Kevin — May 23, 2008 @ 2:56 am

    So simple and yet so good!

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    Jan — May 23, 2008 @ 3:20 am

    I love tomatoes with basil (especially homegrown)will definitely try them with some mozarella.

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    Kristen — June 20, 2008 @ 1:57 pm

    So bright, fresh and colorful. Looks delicious!

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    Becky — June 20, 2008 @ 11:18 pm

    i agree that this salad is perfect for summer. so refreshing and as long as the ingredients are superior, it’ll taste magnificent. nice photos!

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    Rina the Mama Bear — June 26, 2008 @ 3:11 am

    Great pics, salad sounds lovely!!

    May I ask how you do the printable recipes link?

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    Pam — June 26, 2008 @ 4:22 am

    Rina,

    Thanks for visiting my site… glad you like the pictures. In regards to the printable recipes, I simply created a separate blog (very plain, no color, labels or archives) and copy and pasted my original recipe. I obviously leave out the photos too. I then create a link. Hope this helps.

    Pam
    For the Love of Cooking

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