Appetizers & Snacks

Classic Caprese Salad

Caprese salad is a quick and tasty way to enjoy fresh mozzarella this season. Plus, you can use up the extra basil in your garden.


  • knife
  • cutting board


  • 2 large tomatoes
  • 2 large fresh mozzarella balls
  • 8 basil leaves
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) olive oil
  • salt and pepper, to taste


  1. Cut tomatoes and mozzarella into 1/4 inch slices.
  2. Arrange slices in an overlapping row, alternating tomatoes and mozzarella
  3. Wash and slice basil, sprinkle over tomatoes and mozzarella
  4. Drizzle with olive oil and season with salt and pepper.