Search icon

Quick And Easy

20th Dec 2016

Super Easy Caprese Salad


  • 1-2 Large, Fresh Tomatoes
  • 1 Ball Fresh Mozzarella
  • Fresh Basil
  • Rocket
  • Balsamic Vinegar

We can’t get enough of salads at the moment, especially with the weather being so warm and sunny. Caprese salads are served all over Italy and are so simple and delicious. This takes just seconds to make, the better quality cheese and tomatoes you get the better. I always feel like a cheat calling this salad given the amount of cheese in this, especially as it’s usually served without the rocket. But hey, if it’s good enough for the Italians, it’s good enough for me!


Step 1

Slice up your tomatoes.

IMG 5844

Step 2

Slice up your mozzarella, try and keep the tomato and mozzarella slices roughly the same thickness.

IMG 5845

Step 3

Arrange in a pretty little circle, or you could just scatter them on a plate. Makes no difference.

IMG 5846

Step 4

Scatter the mozzarella and tomatoes with a little basil. Pop a handful of rocket in the middle and drizzle the whole thing with a bit of balsamic vinegar.

IMG 5847

Step 5

Dig in and enjoy!

IMG 5848

This whole salad only takes about a minute to make and it’s so satisfying and delicious. It’s a great summer side dish for when you have guests coming over for dinner for dinner and a BBQ, as it looks really impressive despite the minimal effort involved in throwing it together.