A Caprese salad is the perfect summer side and with only a few ingredients, comes together in under 10 minutes! This salad is always a crowdpleaser and pairs well with a variety of main dishes. We had this with steak on the grill and orzo with pesto.
Total Time Required: 10 minutes
Yields: 6-8 servings
- 6 tomatoes
- 16 oz mozzarella
- 10-15 basil leaves
- Olive Oil
- Salt & Pepper
- Balsamic Glaze (optional)
- Slice tomatoes and mozzarella into discs with relatively even widths
- On a platter, alternate laying tomato, mozzarella and basil (either one small leaf or half of a larger leaf)
- Drizzle with olive oil and balsamic glaze and season with salt & pepper
- Serve cold and enjoy!