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Summer Caprese Salad Recipe

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In this Summer Caprese Salad Recipe, garden tomatoes are sliced and topped with fresh mozzarella, basil and drizzled with olive oil and balsamic glaze. Flakey sea salt and freshly ground black pepper add to the flavor while lending bits of texture.
Course Salads
Cuisine Italian
Keyword caprese, salad, side dish, summer, tomatoes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 0 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 8 + servings
Calories 167
Author Laurie McNamara


  • 2 large tomatoes I use beefsteak
  • 16 ounces fresh mozzarella sliced
  • 16 basil leaves
  • olive oil
  • flakey sea salt
  • black pepper coarse freshly ground
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic glaze more or less to taste


  • Layer slices of tomato, mozzarella and basil on a large platter.
  • Drizzle with olive oil.
  • Season with flaky sea salt and coarsely ground black pepper.
  • Lastly, drizzle with balsamic glaze.


Serving: 1g | Calories: 167kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 36mg | Sodium: 365mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g