Caprese, that simple yet classic Italian salad, is usually a combination of fresh mozzarella, tomatoes, and basil. Caprese salad is quite possibly the most perfect summer combination. When fresh tomatoes are at their peak and basil is bountiful, combine it with fresh mozzarella for a truly refreshing antipasti experience. The traditional Caprese salad needs nothing more than salt, pepper, and olive oil to shine, but we took the combination for a spin in these pasta, sandwich, and grilled recipes. What was the result? Pure Caprese-inspired magic.
Caprese Salads on a Stick
Made to resemble the colors of the Italian flag, the trifecta of mozzarella, tomatoes, and fresh basil never goes wrong. Ranging from simple to complex, these 11 recipes bring out the best in Caprese flavor.
First up, a super easy summertime appetizer for last-minute parties, these four-ingredient Caprese Salads on a Stick are a great stand-by dish. Fresh tomatoes and basil combine with little pearls of mozzarella, which is all topped off by a drizzle of balsamic glaze.