Caprese Salad

Caprese Salad

Caprese Salad is a healthy trio salad. Any one of these ingredients may have some pretty impressive heart-health benefits. It’s the most delicious, easy, classic salad: tomatoes, basil and mozzarella – yum!

Caprese Salad

Caprese Salad

Insalata Caprese is a simple Italian salad of fresh mozzarella and tomatoes topped with basil and a splash of balsamic vinegar. A perfect end of summer appetizer or side dish, especially when tomatoes are in season.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Course Appetizer, Salad
Cuisine Italian
Servings 4 people
Calories 100 kcal


  • 2 whole tomatoes in season, cut into slices (approx 16)
  • 16 oz mozzarella fresh, cut into slices (approx 16)
  • 12 whole basil leaves sliced in strips
  • 4 tsp olive oil extra virgin
  • 2 tsp balsamic vinegar
  • 1 pinch salt fresh
  • 1 pinch pepper fresh


  • Place sliced mozzarella on a large plate, dish or platter
  • Top with tomato, olive oil, balsamic, basil and salt and pepper to tate.
Keyword Salad

This recipe is brought to you by the team at Today’s Integrative Health.

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Dr. L. J. Leo

Dr. Leo began his education at the Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine in Blacksburg, Virginia, where he earned his doctorate in osteopathy. He completed his internal medicine residency through the U.S. Army and had the honor of serving multiple overseas tours before retirement.

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