Caprese Stacks

Caprese Stacks
Photo: Levi Brown


Serves: 4 (serving size: 3 slices tomato, 2 slices cheese, 4 basil leaves, 2 tsp. olive dressing)

Recipe Time

Prep: 10 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 256
Fat 22 g
Satfat 9 g
Monofat 0.0 g
Polyfat 0.0 g
Protein 10 g
Carbohydrate 4 g
Fiber 1 g
Cholesterol 46 mg
Iron 0.0 mg
Sodium 393 mg
Calcium 17 mg


2 tablespoons pitted kalamata olives, finely chopped
2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
3 medium tomatoes, each cut into 4 1/4-inch-thick slices (reserve any extra for another use)
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1 8-oz. ball fresh mozzarella, cut into 8 1/4-inch-thick slices
16 fresh basil leaves


1. In a small bowl, stir together olives and oil.

2. Place a slice of tomato on each of 4 small plates; sprinkle lightly with salt and pepper. Top each with a slice of mozzarella, then a basil leaf. Repeat layering one more time. Top each stack with a slice of tomato and garnish with basil leaves.

3. Drizzle olive dressing over each stack. Serve immediately.