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Simple Caprese Salad

This super easy salad is so delicious, you'll eat the whole platter
Course Salad
Cuisine Italian
Keyword caprese salad
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 20 rounds
Calories 80kcal


  • 3 tomatoes cut in thin rounds
  • 20 slices mozzarella
  • 20 basil leaves one or two per tomato slice
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar Or Balsamic vinegar reduction
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/16 teaspoon Salt
  • 1/16 teaspoon Pepper


  • Line your serving dish with slices of tomatoes
  • Pinch some salt on each slice of tomato. Lightly pepper each slice as well
  • Place a slice of mozzarella on each slice of tomato
  • Place a basil leaf on each slice of mozzarella
  • Dribble balsamic vinegar over the basil, use as much as you like
  • Dribble olive oil to join the balsamic
  • Serve
  • Smile
  • Enjoy


Yields 3 tomatoes worth. It will make you want more. :)


Serving: 4rounds | Calories: 80kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Fat: 1g | Sodium: 9mg | Potassium: 45mg | Vitamin A: 175IU | Vitamin C: 2.6mg | Calcium: 6mg | Iron: 0.1mg