24 Twists on the Classic Caprese Salad
The classic salad jumped to the other side of the menu for a bright play on two Italian favorites.
The quintessential Italian salad screams summer and pairs perfectly with a back porch and good bottle of wine.
Hot Bacon Caprese Salad
Update the Italian tomato salad with a rich, tart dressing.
Caprese Pasta Salad
Mozzarella balls, cherry tomatoes, and fresh basil make up this fresh Caprese Pasta Salad.
In this play on the classic Italian salad, Grace Parisi kneads basil pesto into ground beef before grilling, then tops the burgers with mozzarella, sliced tomatoes and even more pesto.
Nectarine Caprese Salad
Made with white nectarines, this savory-sweet Caprese just might trump the classic version. Burrata cheese adds richness, but feel free to sub in fresh mozzarella.
Mini Caprese Bites
Learn how to make easy and delicious mini caprese bites for a quick, no-cook party appetizer that your guests can't resist.
Caprese Mac and Cheese
The classic Italian salad gets a kick of creamy comfort in this deliciously light hybrid recipe.
Caprese Zucchini gives a nod to the classic Caprese salad as an Italian-inspired topping for this summer veggie.
Chicken Caprese Salad
Bocconcini (mini mozzarella balls) are often sold floating in herbed olive oil. That tasty oil is essential to this three-ingredient recipe because it adds so much flavor to both the chicken marinade and the dressing.
Strawberry Caprese Salad
Celebrate the sweet taste of spring with Strawberry Caprese Salad. Fresh basil, strawberries, and mini balls of mozzarella dot this fresh salad. Serve Strawberry Caprese Salad over fresh arugula or as an appetizer with toasted French bread baguette slices.
Peach and Mint Caprese Salad with Curry Vinaigrette
Trade tomatoes for peaches in this refreshing version of the classic Italian salad.
Grilled Vegetable Caprese with Pesto
The original Caprese salad consists of mozzarella, tomato, and basil, but my take adds grilled vegetables and homemade pesto for a hearty twist.
Nothing says summer like ripe heirloom tomatoes in a Caprese salad. Even better: Put the same ingredients on a roll so the bread catches all the juices.
Tortellini Caprese Bites
Grilled Green Tomatoes Caprese
Grilled Caprese Sandwiches
Here's a gourmet marriage of grilled cheese sandwiches and Caprese salad, best made in summer, when tomatoes and basil are at their peak.
Open-face Caprese Sandwiches
All the ingredients of the classic summer salad go into these terrific grilled sandwiches.
Caprese Wraps with Chicken
Pick up a rotisserie chicken and assemble this hearty sandwich for a quick and easy weeknight meal.
Eggplant and Tomato Salad
Orecchiette with Tomatoes, Fresh Mozzarella, and Basil
Taking its cue from Italy's insalata caprese, this easy dish combines fresh mozzarella cheese with basil and tomatoes. Choose the ripest, most flavorful tomatoes for this sensational pasta salad.
Fresh Herb-and-Tomato Salsa with Smoked Cheese
Inspired by an Italian caprese salad, this tomato salsa is full of smoked cheese. It's so chunky it could be eaten on its own with a fork, but it's also wonderful with shredded chicken.
Caprese Skillet Eggs
You can even eat caprese salad for breakfast with this EGGcellent dish.