Tomato Caprese Salad {All Fanned Out}

Plump vine ripe tomatoes, fresh mozzarella, a little basil leaves along with a little splash of olive oil & balsamic vinegar…. Perfect ingredients for a perfect salad!  This tomato caprese salad is classic as far as flavors go – but jazzed up in the presentation.  Try serving this up at your next cookout or get together, and see how many ‘wows’ you get!

Tomato Caprese Salad {All Fanned Out}

Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes


  • 1 large vine ripe tomato
  • 4-5 thin slices fresh mozzarella
  • 4-5 fresh basil leaves
  • splash of olive oil
  • splash of balsamic vinegar
  • salt & pepper to taste


  • Take your tomato & cut the top off, where the stem would be at. Then, cut 4-5 slices into it – about 1/4″ apart from each other. Insert a slice of fresh mozzarella & a basil leaf into each slot. Splash on a little olive oil & balsamic vinegar. Season with salt & pepper to taste.