Insalata Caprese (Tomato Mozzarella Salad)


The classic Italian salad with the quintessential Italian vinaigrette.
This one is a winner! If you want a show stopper Caprese, this is it.


  • 4 large fresh tomatoes (or 12-14 cherry tomatoes)
  • 3 tablespoons Fresh Harvest Mild/Medium Extra virgin olive oil  (You can also substitute one of our infused oils, such as Tuscan Herb, etc)
  • Dash of Salt and fresh ground pepper
  • 3 tablespoons of Fresh Harvest Traditional Balsamic vinegar (or a flavored Balsamic as well)
  • 14 leaves of Fresh Basil (sliced)
  • 1 package of Fresh mozzarella cheese; packed in water


  1. Slice tomatoes. Arrange around perimeter of plate.
  2. Slice mozzarella into silver dollars and place on each tomato, or half moon slices and place between tomatoes. Top with a sprig of basil.
  3.  Mix olive oil and balsamic vinegar in a cruet or with a whisk in a measuring cup. Pour over tomatoes.  Add salt and pepper to taste.


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