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Caprese salad with tomatoes, fresh mozzarella, basil leaves and balsamic glaze.

Caprese Salad

This traditional caprese salad is a blend of ripe tomatoes, fresh mozzarella, basil, olive oil and seasonings, all drizzled with balsamic glaze. A classic summer salad that is a must-have at any picnic or gathering!
Course Salad
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 minute
Total Time 11 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 232kcal
Author Sara Welch


  • 5 cups tomatoes cut into bite sized pieces
  • 1 1/4 cups small mozzarella balls such as ciliegine
  • 1/2 cup small basil leaves
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic glaze


  • Place the tomatoes, mozzarella balls and basil leaves in a large bowl.
  • In a small bowl whisk together the olive oil, salt and pepper.
  • Pour the olive oil over the tomato mixture and toss gently to coat.
  • Drizzle the balsamic glaze over the salad, then serve immediately.


Calories: 232kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Sodium: 363mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 1g