This Easy Caprese Salad is truly delicious, fresh, and so quick to make. Simply slice the ingredients, arrange, and voila! Feel free to have a little fun with your Easy Caprese Salad and arrange the ingredients in your favorite shapes; why not stack the creamy mozzarella and fresh tomatoes in a stack for a towering salad? How about a candy cane shape at Christmas, or a heart for a bridal shower or Valentine’s? The flavor combination is a classic in bright garden tastes so it’s a perfect side for almost any meal regardless of the season.
Ingredients• 3-4 medium ripe tomatoes, sliced 1/4-inch thick • 1 pound fresh mozzarella cheese, sliced into 1/4-inch-thick rounds • 1/2 cup packed fresh basil leaves • flaky sea salt, to taste • freshly ground black pepper, to taste • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil • 2 tablespoons balsamic glaze
Place the tomato slices and mozzarella cheese onto a serving plate, placing them on the plate in an alternating pattern.
Top the salad with the basil leaves.
Season with the flaky salt and black pepper, sprinkling generously.
Drizzle the salad with the olive oil and balsamic glaze in a decorative pattern.