Easy Caprese Salad

Caprese Salad Three Ways

Caprese salad is a simple Italian salad, made of sliced fresh mozzarella, tomatoes, and green basil, seasoned with salt and olive oil. It is made to resemble the colors of the Italian flag: red, white, and green.


  • Cherry or grape tomatoes
  • Mozzarella balls
  • Basil leaves
  • Olive oil
  • Balsamic vinegar
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Wash tomatoes and drain.
  2. Separate mozzarella balls into individual pieces.
  3. Pick through basil for the smallest leaves.
  4. Assemble skewers:  tomato, basil leaf, mozzarella ball, basil leaf, another tomato.
  5. Arrange skewers on platter.
  6. Drizzle with olive oil and balsamic vinegar.
  7. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.