Caprese Salad


This recipe is no stranger, but the presentation sure is. It only takes a few simple, cheap ingredients to make this salad look like a gourmet masterpiece. And all in under 5 minutes. Also, what better way to portion out a serving? Enjoy!

Caprese Salad

by Aylin @ Glow Kitchen

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Keywords: salad caprese vegetarian tomatoes basil balsamic mozzarella italian

Ingredients (3-4 tomatoes)

  • 3 tomatoes
  • 4 oz soft mozzarella ball
  • 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • Handful of fresh basil
  • Dash of salt and pepper


Cut vertically into the tomatoes, making sure not to cut down through the bottom edge. Leave about a 1/2-inch of tomato flesh from the bottom of the tomato to the edge of the cut.



Slice the mozzarella into 1/2-inch slices and wedge each between the tomatoes’ crevices.


Squeeze a basil leaf next to each mozzarella slice. Whisk together the olive oil and balsamic vinegar and drizzle atop each tomato. Season with salt and pepper and serve!


Such a beauty.



Bon Appetit!

xo Aylin

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