Ultimate Caprese Salad

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The ultimate simple Ultimate Caprese Salad!

Recipe Ingredients

  • 1 pint Cherry Tomatoes, halved
  • 1/2 cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil, divided
  • 2 tablespoons Sea Salt, coarse
  • 2 pounds Mini Heirloom Tomato, cut into thin slices and/or wedges
  • 8 ounces Buffalo Mozzarella, room temperature, torn into pieces
  • 1 tablespoon Black Pepper, coarse
  • 1/2 cup Fresh Basil Leaves
  • 1/2 cup Balsamic Reduction


1. Toss cherry tomatoes with 1 Tbsp. oil in a small bowl; season with salt.

2. Arrange tomato slices on a platter, slightly overlapping; season generously with salt. Arrange mozzarella over tomatoes; lightly season mozzarella with salt. Spoon cherry tomatoes over salad and drizzle with olive oil; season with pepper.

3. Let stand 30 minutes to let flavors meld and release juices from tomatoes and mozzarella. Drizzle with balsamic reduction before serving.

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Krista is the founder of Simplify Supper. She is passionate about making family dinner a priority and strives to provide simple solutions to make it happen.

Feb 02, 2014
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