Italian Caprese Salad

This is a recipe for our Italian Caprese salad and here is the tool to make preparation even easier!

312 Tomato/Soft Cheese Slicer

Norpro Cheese Slicer


  • 1-2 medium-large fresh Mozzarella (or buffalo mozzarella)
  • 2 large firm ripe tomatoes (or 20-25 cherry or grape tomatoes)
  • 2-3 pinches of salt
  • 1/4-1/2 teaspoon oregano
  • 2-3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 5-10 fresh basil leaves


  • Remove the tomatoes and the mozzarella from the fridge one hour before preparing.
  • Slice the mozzarella and drain in a sieve or gently dry with a paper towel, then place spread out on a large plate.
  • If using large tomatoes then slice and paper towel dry if extra moist. If using grape or cherry tomatoes then slice in half. Place the tomatoes in a bowl and toss with salt, oregano and olive oil. Spoon the tomato mixture over the mozzarella and top with fresh basil leaves. Serve immediately. Enjoy!


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