4 ingredients/ Appetizer/ easy savory/ few ingredients savory/ less than 15 mins/ quick savory/ Salad/ Savory/ Vegetarian

Caprese Salad with Pesto (4 ingredients)

August 14, 2017

The traditional caprese salad with a delicious twist! Replacing pesto with balsamic makes this great dish even better.

5 from 1 vote
Caprese Salad with Basil Pesto
Caprese Salad with Pesto
Prep Time: 10 mins
Total Time: 10 mins
YIELD: 2 -4 servings

  • 2 large tomatoes , sliced lengthwise into 1/4-inch thick slices
  • 6 oz/170 g fresh mozzarella cheese , sliced into 1/4-inch thick slices
  • Handful fresh basil leaves
  • Pesto sauce
  1. Assemble the salad onto a plate by layering the tomato slices, mozzarella, and basil leaves. Drizzle the pesto (as much as you like) over the salad and serve.




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    September 29, 2023 at 1:00 pm

    Great recipe with simple ingridents, i enjoyed a lot!

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      Stephanie @ Pretty.Simple.Sweet.
      September 30, 2023 at 8:54 pm

      Thanks, Shaheen!

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