Caprese Salad

Insalata Caprese is a simple salad of fresh mozzarella and tomatoes topped with basil and a splash of balsamic. A perfect summer appetizer or first course, especially when tomatoes are at their peak.

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Caprese Salad

Freestyle Points
Yield: 8 servings
COURSE: Appetizer, Salad
CUISINE: Italian


  • 1 large tomato, sliced into 8 slices
  • 8 oz fresh mozzarella, sliced into 8 slices
  • 5-6 basil leaves, sliced
  • 2 tsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tsp balsamic vinegar
  • salt and fresh pepper


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


Serving: 1oz cheese, 1 slice tomato, Calories: 100.4kcal, Carbohydrates: 1.8g, Protein: 6.5g, Fat: 7.5g, Polyunsaturated Fat: 0g, Monounsaturated Fat: 0g, Trans Fat: 0g, Sodium: 180mg, Potassium: 0mg, Fiber: 0.3g, Sugar: 0.4g, Vitamin A: 0%, Vitamin C: 0%, Calcium: 0%, Iron: 0%
Freestyle Points: 3
Points +: 3