Caprese salad
Caprese salad

Caprese salad

Preparation 12 minutes
Cooking time none
Servings 4


  • 4 large red tomatoes, ripe and firm
  • 8 to 10 balls of bocconcini cheese (depending on size) or mozzarella di bufala cheese
  • 1 green onion, minced
  • 12 basil leaves, finely chopped
  • 60 ml (4 tbsp) olive oil
  • 15 ml (1 tbsp) balsamic vinegar
  • Salt and ground black pepper


  1. Slice the tomatoes and cheese.
  2. Garnish the centre of each plate with basil.  
  3. On each of 4 plates, in a ring, layer alternating slices of tomato and cheese.
  4. In a small bowl, whisk together the oil, vinegar, salt and pepper.
  5. Pour the vinaigrette over the tomato and cheese and garnish with minced green onions.
  6. Serve.
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