Caprese Salad

Emmy Recipes, Salad Recipes Leave a Comment

This classic Italian salad is the perfect summer salad! This Caprese Salad is easy to make, just don’t forget to marinate the mozzarella overnight. This dish is a tasty starter or side dish to any Italian meal.

Caprese Salad
Prep time
Total time
  • 2 balls of mozzarella (500g)
  • Fresh basil
  • 50g of rocket
  • 2 teaspoons of oregano
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste
  • 2 tablespoons of white balsamic vinegar
  • 6 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons of honey
  • 6 large & ripe tomatoes
  1. Cut the mozzarella into slices (not too thick, not too thin).
  2. Get a small bowl. Mix together the vinegar, oil, honey, pepper, salt and oregano.
  3. Get a large plate. Layer the plate with the mozzarella.
  4. Pour over the vinegar marinade.
  5. Let it marinate overnight in the fridge.
  6. Cut the tomatoes into slices (again, not too thick, not too thin)
  7. Grab a large serving plate. Put on a slice of tomato, followed by a basil leaf, put on a slice of mozzarella, followed by a rocket leaf, etc… Alternate between tomato and mozzarella until everything is on the plate.
  8. Pour the rest of the marinade over the salad.
  9. Garnish with some more basil and rocket.

Tip: Drizzle some green pesto over the salad or add some sun dried tomatoes.

Share this mouth watering Caprese Salad Recipe with your friends!

EmmyCaprese Salad

Leave a Reply