Ultimate Caprese Salad

Ultimate Caprese Salad

A fresh Italian salad of fresh mozzarella and juicy tomatoes.

Adapted from Bon Appétit

Ingredients

Metric System
Servings
  • basil
  • 3.5 oz oil
  • black pepper
  • 8 oz cheese
  • 2 lb tomato
  • 2 cup tomato
  • salt
  • Step 1

    Toss cherry tomatoes with 1 Tbsp. oil in a small bowl; season with salt.

    Step 2

    Arrange tomato slices on a platter, slightly overlapping; season generously with salt. Arrange mozzarella over tomatoes; lightly season mozzarella with salt. Spoon cherry tomatoes over salad and drizzle with 6 Tbsp. oil; season with pepper. Let stand 30 minutes to let flavors meld and release juices from tomatoes and mozzarella.

    Step 3

    Top salad with basil and additional salt and oil, if desired. Serve with bread alongside.

    Step 1

    Large platter

    Top salad with basil and additional salt and oil, if desired. Serve with bread, if desired.

  • basil
  • Step 2

    Large platter

    Let stand to let flavors meld and release juices from tomatoes and mozzarella.

    Step 3

    Large platter

    Spoon cherry tomatoes over salad and drizzle with oil; season with pepper.

  • 6 tbsp oil
  • black pepper
  • Step 4

    Large platter

    On the platter, arrange mozzarella over tomatoes; lightly season mozzarella with salt.

  • 8 oz cheese
  • Step 5

    Large platter

    Arrange tomato slices on a platter, slightly overlapping; season generously with salt.

  • 2 lb tomato
  • salt
  • Step 6

    Small bowl

    In a bowl, toss the cherry tomatoes with oil and season with salt.

  • 1 pt tomato
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • salt
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