Non-Traditional Italian Caprese Salad

This is a variation of the traditional Italian Caprese Salad.

It contains the same ingredients:

  • tomatoes
  • basil
  • mozarella
  • oreganum


Cherry tomatoes for a caprese salad, perfect for a summers dayThe difference is in the presentation.

  1. Take a mozarella ball and cut into slices
  2. Arrange the slices around the edge of a round plate
  3. Chop cherry tomatoes and basil into a bowl and add some olive oil and oreganum
  4. Mix this together and spoon out into the center of the plate
  5. Pour a drizzle of olive oil over the mozarella and then sprinkle a little oreganum over the cheese

It’s now ready to serve.

This salad is perfect as a starter or an accompaniment to a cheese board on a summer’s day. Or, as a light lunch, if you feel like something small and healthy.

And of course, you should have the herbs (basil and oreganum) in your herb garden. 😉

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