Caprese Salad

Caprese salad is a healthy summer salad, with fresh garden tomatoes, fresh basil, and fresh mozzarella cheese topped with a light and tangy Italian vinaigrette.
Author Amee


For the salad

  • 2 8 ounce containers fresh Bocconcini mozzarella (bite-size mozzarella balls), drained of liquid
  • 2 pints cherry tomatoes

For the dressing

  • 2 tbsp finely chopped fresh basil leaves
  • 4 tbsp good-quality balsamic vinegar
  • 4 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove minced
  • sea salt and pepper to taste


  • Mix cherry tomatoes and mozzarella balls in a serving bowl
  • Whisk all dressing ingredients together and pour over tomato mixture
  • Toss to coat and serve