Insalata Caprese Perfect for Summer

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by kiwidutch

Because this salad is so simple, fresh, top quality ingredients are important. Please use home grown tomatoes. If you are not growing your own, go to a local farmers market. Heirloom tomatoes are more expensive, but definitely worthwhile. Please note: this is an adopted recipe and I hope to make it soonest. If you make it before I do, I would appreciate feedback, Thanks ! ZWT REGION: Italy.

Top Review by PaulaG

You did very good when you adopted this recipe. It is so simple and oh so delicious. I used fresh garden tomatoes, 1 red and 1 yellow along with fresh garden basil. The recipe reduces easily to feed 2 and with my tomatoes beginning to really ripen, I can see myself making this frequently during the summer. Made for *ZWT4*

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. On a large platter, arrange cucumber slices on rim of platter, slightly overlapping and alternate and overlap the tomato slices, mozzarella cheese slices, and basil leaves.
  2. Drizzle with olive oil. Season with sea salt and pepper.

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