3 Ingredient Insalata Caprese Recipe

Here’s a classic Italian appetizer from the Campania region – the timeless ‘Insalata Caprese’. Though there are many variations, this one stays true to the authentic taste of Italy.

caprese recipe


  • 2 big balls of Buffalo Mozzarella
  • 2 Ripe, Fresh Tomatoes
  • Extra Virgin Olive oil
  • Basil
  • Salt


  1. Grab a plate or platter and slice the tomatoes and mozzarella, arranging them on it.
  2. Add basil leaves, a pinch of salt, and generously drizzle extra virgin olive oil.

There you have it – a delicious Caprese salad ready in under 5 minutes!

This easy Italian appetizer is perfect for a summer evening with friends.

Pair it with homemade Italian pizzas, pour some vino, and the night is yours, my friend.

Buon Appetito!”

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Enzo Rossi
Meet Enzo, the Italian culinary maestro who's been crafting delectable dishes since the age of 8. Rooted in the rich traditions of Italy, his kitchen is a canvas for authentic flavors and Mediterranean delights. His recipes are designed for regular, everyday life. Buon appetito!

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