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Caprese Salad

Author: Samantha Ferraro


  • 1/2 lb of various tomatoes sliced thickly
  • 4 oz fresh mozzarella
  • Few leaves of fresh basil
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/2 tsp dried oregano optional
  • Good extra virgin olive oil for drizzling
  • Aged balsamic vinegar for drizzling


  • Arrange tomatoes on a place. If using cherry tomatoes, cut them in half. Season tomatoes with salt (and oregano if using).
  • Gently tear the mozzarella and scatter it along the tomatoes.
  • Stack the fresh basil leaves together and cut into strips, or just simple tear with fingers and scatter along tomatoes.
  • Drizzle salad with olive oil and vinegar.