Caprese salad

Make this classic Italian tricolore salad for a starter or side. It’s incredibly simple but, when made with perfectly ripe tomatoes, is a real delight

  • Prep:10 mins
    No cook
  • Serves 4
  • Easy

Nutrition per serving

  • kcal 242
  • fat 18g
  • saturates 9g
  • carbs 6g
  • sugars 0g
  • fibre 2g
  • protein 12g
  • salt 0.6g


  • 8 ripe plum tomatoes, sliced
  • 2 balls of mozzarella (or vegetarian alternative), sliced
  • handful of basil leaves
  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tbsp balsamic vinegar


  1. Arrange the slices of tomato and mozzarella on a platter, alternating between slices of each, and sprinkle over the basil leaves. Season generously with salt and black pepper, then drizzle over the olive oil and vinegar. Serve straightaway.

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