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caprese salad on a serving platter
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Caprese Salad

This Tomato Caprese Salad recipe is a simple classic summer salad made with very few fresh ingredients. I share my tips for the best preservation and flavor
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Italian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 222kcal
Author Yumna Jawad



  • Arrange the tomatoes and mozzarella slices on a large serving platter, alternating between them. Tuck the basil leaves between the tomato and mozzarella slices, and sprinkle more on top.
  • Season the tomatoes and mozzarella slices with salt and black pepper to taste and then drizzle with extra virgin olive oil on top.
  • Enjoy immediately.


Storage: Store any leftovers in an airtight container. It's best to consume it within 24 hours but it will keep well for up to 3 days.


Serving: 1g | Calories: 222kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 45mg | Sodium: 359mg | Potassium: 189mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 896IU | Vitamin C: 8mg | Calcium: 292mg | Iron: 1mg