Caprese Salad - Fresh Tomatoes, Basil, and Mozzarella

Caprese Salad is a simple summer salad recipe made with fresh tomatoes, basil, and mozzarella for a quick and easy side dish all summer long.

Course Salad
Cuisine Italian
Keyword caprese salad
Prep Time 10 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Author Leah @ Beyer Beware


  • 16 ounces cherry tomatoes cut in half or two cups of diced tomatoes
  • 1, 8- ounce ball of fresh mozzarella diced or fresh mozzarella pearls
  • 4-5 basil leaves sliced
  • 1/4 cup of balsamic vinegar
  • Salt and Pepper


  1. Mix tomatoes, cheese, and basil together.
  2. Add balsamic vinegar one tablespoon at a time. Stir into tomato mixture. If more is not needed to coat everything, don't add it.
  3. Season with salt and pepper. Refrigerate till ready to serve.