Caprese Tower

caprese-tower-salad Recipe
Yunhee Kim
Personal salad. Prep: 5 minutes.


Makes 1 serving (serving size: 1 salad)

Nutritional Information

Calories 250
Fat 20 g
Satfat 9 g
Monofat 5 g
Polyfat 1 g
Protein 11 g
Carbohydrate 7 g
Fiber 2 g
Cholesterol 46 mg
Iron 1 mg
Sodium 649 mg
Calcium 18 mg


4 (1/2-inch) slices heirloom tomatoes (about 4 ounces)
1/4 teaspoon sea salt or kosher salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
5 baguette slices, toasted, preferably whole wheat
2 ounces fresh mozzarella cheese
3–4 large fresh basil leaves
1/2 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil


1. Season the tomato slices with salt and pepper. Make a stack, alternating toasted baguette slices, fresh mozzarella slices, seasoned tomato slices, and basil leaves. Drizzle with olive oil.

Laraine Perri,


July 2008
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