Top Rated Caprese Recipes

On a hot summer day, when a big pot of boiling pasta is unappealing, a rice salad is just the ticket.  You can boil the rice hours before you need it and just toss it together with other ingredients 30 minutes before you sit down to eat.
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This fun and easy appetizer involves all the tastes of classic a classic caprese salad, but in miniature form. Held together by a toothpick, they're perfect for passing around during a summer cocktail party. 
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caprese skewers
Caprese salad is about as classic and simple as a dish can get, which is why presenting it in a less-than-expected way can add an extra special touch. Layering the essential elements — fresh tomatoes, mozzarella, and basil — on toothpicks looks great and also makes it easy for your guests to grab the perfect bite.  Click here to see more Tasty Tomato Recipes.
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Want a Caprese salad in your Bloody Mary? The Chicago pizzeria uses pancetta-infused gin and basil lime syrup in its Caprese Mary.
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Antipasto Caprese Skewers
This bite-sized appetizer is the perfect start to a classic Italian meal. They're great for entertaining or bringing to a potluck. The ingredients are simple, and they come together with ease. Whether you're hosting a dinner for two or 20, these tiny treats will satisfy all tastes.
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English muffin pizzas are a hit. A crispy, crunchy crust makes a lighter caprese pizza perfect for starters or appetizers.
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Summer entertaining should be simple and easy. This recipe allows you to serve a favorite summer appetizer, antipasti, easily on bamboo skewers, so your guests can dig in without any fuss. 
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Tomatoes should be served at room temperature, and this icy vinaigrette is a cool and resfreshing way to add contrast to the tomatoes. 
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Swap in fresh summer strawberries instead of tomatoes for a refreshingly different pasta salad.  Balsamic vinegar and strawberries are a perfect sweet and tangy combination.
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Heirloom Tomato Caprese
A Caprese salad is usually sliced tomatoes alternated with sliced mozzarella and basil leaves with olive oil and balsamic vinegar drizzled on top. It is really more of an antipasto than a traditional salad. This version takes it back into the salad world and it becomes a great dish to serve at any summer event, from a barbecue to a formal dinner.The key to a great Caprese is great ingredients; since there are only a few, you need to make sure they really shine. Tomatoes have a wide range of quality going from tasteless to mind-blowing. Though recent advances in winter greenhouse tomatoes have dramatically increased the quality of off-season tomatoes, there is nothing like an in-season ripe local tomato.Heirloom tomatoes tend to bruise more easily than regular tomatoes, but they have better flavor. The best way to tell is with your nose. This is true for basil and most other fruits and vegetables as well: how it smells is how it will taste.Click here to see 15 Tastiest Heirloom Tomato Recipes.
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Caprese Salad
This classic Italian salad is a must-have when tomatoes are at their best. Just a touch of olive oil and balsamic vinegar along with sweet, peppery basil highlights their natural flavor. And make sure to use the best mozzarella you can find. With ripe, juicy tomatoes, fresh mozzarella, and basil, this salad rocks!
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The secret to this pasta salad is in a jar. Marinated roasted red peppers with olive oil and garlic add tons of flavor to an otherwise bland pasta salad.
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