Rustic Caprese Salad: Summer Sensation

Rustic Caprese Salad: Summer Sensation

Picture yourself on a warm summer day, the sun casting a golden glow over your kitchen as you prepare a dish that embodies the essence of the season – the Rustic Caprese Salad: Summer Sensation. This delightful recipe is a culinary journey through the sun-soaked fields of Italy, capturing the freshness and vibrancy of summer in every bite.


  • Fresh, ripe tomatoes
  • Creamy mozzarella cheese
  • Basil leaves, picked fresh from the garden
  • Extra virgin olive oil
  • Balsamic glaze
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Gently slice the tomatoes and mozzarella cheese into thick rounds.
  2. Arrange the tomato and mozzarella slices alternately on a serving platter.
  3. Tuck fresh basil leaves in between the tomato and mozzarella slices.
  4. Drizzle the salad with extra virgin olive oil and balsamic glaze.
  5. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  6. Let the salad sit for a few minutes to allow the flavors to meld together.
  7. Serve and enjoy the taste of summer!

Preparation time: 10 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

This Rustic Caprese Salad is a harmonious blend of ripe tomatoes, creamy mozzarella, and fragrant basil, drizzled with the goodness of extra virgin olive oil and balsamic glaze. It’s a celebration of summer on your plate, a refreshing dish that captures the essence of the season.

Nutritional Information: Calories: 180 | Fat: 12g | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 14g

Picture yourself savoring each mouthful of this Rustic Caprese Salad, the burst of flavors echoing the warmth of the sun and the richness of the Italian countryside. It’s not just a dish; it’s a sensory experience, a reminder of the simple joys of summer. So, gather your ingredients, embrace the flavors, and let this Summer Sensation transport you to the heart of a sun-drenched Italian villa, even if just for a moment.

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