Tomato and Mozzarella Salad – Insalata Caprese is a simple Italian salad, made of sliced fresh mozzarella, tomatoes, and sweet basil, seasoned with salt and olive oil. Whilst this may be a simple dish, it is a refreshing side dish to many main dishes. It is a very appealing salad that can be made in advance and kept covered until needed. However, never place the Tomato and Mozzarella Salad – Insalata Caprese in the fridge. The basil will spoil. Also always use fresh Tomatoes, Mozzarella and Extra Virgin Olive Oil. This recipe has been classed as “easy” for obvious reasons but the flavour is immense.
Tomato and Mozzarella Salad - Insalata Caprese
- Arrange the tomatoes and mozzarella in alternating slices on a serving platter.
- Sprinkle with the basil leaves.
- Drizzle liberally with olive oil and season with salt immediately before serving.
- Do not refrigerate prior to serving and serve at room temperature.
- Simple but elegant