Fresh ​Caprese Salad Recipe: Healthy Insalata Caprese Is Ready in 5 Minutes by Sarah Amona

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2 years ago

Fresh ​Caprese Salad Recipe: Healthy Insalata Caprese Is Ready in 5 Minutes

It's said that Caprese salad dates back to post World War l Italy. "A patriotic mason wanted to make a dish that was a true tribute to Italy and that visually incorporated the tricolor into the presentation. The first printed mention of the Caprese salad was on a menu at the Hotel Quisisana."

The Italian salad recipe is simply tomatoes, mozzarella, basil and vinegar. Simplicity at its finest. Serve this Caprese salad recipe as a light lunch or as a side dish with dinner.

Cuisine: Italian
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 0 minutes

Total Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 1


  • 1 cup sliced tomatoes
  • 4 ounces mozzarella cheese, sliced
  • 2  teaspoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/4 cup chopped basil

Here's how to make it:

  1. Put the tomatoes and mozzarella onto a salad plate.
  2. Top with the pepper, basil and balsamic vinegar. 

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Elisa Schmitz
I love Caprese. Simple goodness, Italian style. Love this, Sarah Amona ! #yum
One of the all time great salads for sure 🍅

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