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Fresh & Italian Juicy Caprese Salad

Caprese is the Italian summer recipe par excellence. This light salad can be served both as an appetizer and as a main dish. It involves the use of buffalo mozzarella, tomatoes and basil, all seasoned with salt, oregano and extra virgin olive oil. The vibrant colors and freshness can drive anyone crazy.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Appetizer, Salad
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: caprese, caprese salad, italian caprese, mozzarella cheese, pesto sauce
Servings: 2 people
Calories: 80kcal
Author: Cookie


  • 2 tomatoes
  • 2 pieces mozzarella
  • 6 basil leaves
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 2 tsp pesto sauce


  • Wash and slice tomatoes. Try to cut slices of the same thickness
  • Take the buffalo mozzarella and slice it evenly, the same size as the tomato slices
  • Wash the basil and remove excess water with a paper towel
  • Place one slice of tomato and follow with a slice of mozzarella cheese. Garnish with basil
  • Follow these steps until the plate is full


Calories: 80kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 59mg | Potassium: 292mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 1189IU | Vitamin C: 17mg | Calcium: 25mg | Iron: 1mg