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Easy Caprese Appetizer Recipe

Quick and Easy Caprese Appetizer Recipe

Make this quick and easy caprese appetizer dish for all your parties. It is incredible simple to make this classic dish which everybody will really enjoy. Caprese appetizers are a quick little Italian finger food that you can throw together easily and you can make quick Italian appetizers such as this in a very short time, and even have time to rustle up more if the first batch gets eaten too quick. Enjoy the tasty blend of mozzarella cheese, tomato and basil for a delicious Italian party treat.

Easy Caprese Appetizer Recipe

This wonderful and easy Caprese Appetizer is light and refreshing. Perfect for those hot summer days. It’s easy to prepare and absolutely delicious.

It makes a perfect appetizer to precede a light summer meal of almost anything you could prepare. Perhaps a wonderful entree and meatball, cheese, and baby gherkin skewers served cold with fresh grape tomatoes and mozzarella. Pass the olive oil and herb vinaigrette for the Mozzarella and tomatoes.

This appetizer can be the beginning of a superb and easy summer dinner served on the patio to enjoy the evening sunset. A glass of slightly sweet and tart red wine goes very well with this recipe.

Follow this lovely appetizer and dinner with a fresh fruit torte with dollops of chilled Whipped cream. Nothing can say summer any better than that.

Your entire family and guests will truly appreciate this easy Caprese Appetizer recipe. So make this recipe and let everyone enjoy!


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How to Prepare an Easy Caprese Appetizer Recipe
Summary: Mozzarella, tomatoes and basil are the traditional Italian caprese trio. This recipe also features olive oil, salt and black pepper to finish the colorful appetizer off perfectly.
Cuisine: Italian
Recipe type: Appetiser
Serves: 4
Prep time: 
Total time: 
  • 10 oz mozzarella cheese, cubed
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 4 sliced tomatoes
  • Handful fresh basil leaves
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 pinch black pepper
  1. Arrange the tomato slices over a serving platter.
  2. Top with the basil leaves and then the mozzarella.
  3. Drizzle some oil over the top and add a little salt and black pepper.

Photo Credit: Insalata Caprese! by Kjunstorm, on Flickr

Photo Description:

There are different ways to serve caprese salad, including stacking the tomato slices, basil leaves and mozzarella slices, or serving it on individual serving plates. In the picture all the ingredients are arranged on a large platter, so people can help themselves to the amount they want. This is a typical Italian dish and ‘caprese’ refers to the tomato, mozzarella and basil combo, and this salad is also the colors of the Italian flag, another reason to make it if you are looking for an easy yet impressive and traditional Italian appetizer dish to serve and impress everyone.

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