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What’s better than a fresh, cold salad on a hot summer day? One made with fresh mozzarella! This Caprese salad is easy to whip up and is sure to be a crowd pleaser at your 4th of July BBQ!

Independence Day Caprese Salad

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Serves: 4

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 16 oz package of fresh mozzarella cut into 1/2-in slices
  • 3 large tomatoes cut into 1/4-in slices
  • 1/2 cup fresh basil leaves
  • Balsamic vinegar
  • Olive oil
  • Salt
  • Pepper

RECIPE

  • Alternate slices of mozzarella, tomato, and a basil leaf in a dish of your choice.
  • Drizzle with balsamic and olive oil. (As an alternative, we’re a little obsessed with this balsamic option.)
  • Salt and pepper to taste.