Caprese Salad


  • 2 large tomatoes, sliced
  • 8 ounces (225g) fresh mozzarella cheese, sliced
  • Extra virgin olive oil for drizzling
  • Balsamic glaze for drizzling
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Fresh basil leaves, torn
  • Optional: Sliced avocado for extra creaminess


  • Arrange the sliced tomatoes and fresh mozzarella on a platter in an alternating pattern.
  • Drizzle extra virgin olive oil evenly over the tomato and mozzarella slices.
  • Drizzle balsamic glaze in a zigzag pattern over the salad.
  • Sprinkle salt and pepper to taste over the tomatoes and mozzarella.
  • Tear fresh basil leaves and scatter them over the salad.
  • If desired, add sliced avocado for extra creaminess and flavor.
  • Let the Caprese Salad sit for a few minutes to allow the flavors to meld together.
  • Serve the Caprese Salad as a refreshing side dish or light appetizer.