Insalata Caprese Recipe – Caprese Salad KehlBayern May 31, 2013 Food Insalata Caprese (salad in the style of Capri) is an Italian antipasto (meal starter) that is an ideal salad for summer weather. Fresh and delicious, a Caprese Salad evokes days at the beach, seaside barbecues, and long summer nights. Capri is a small island in the Tyrrhenian Sea in the Italian region of Campania and looks like this: So, before booking your next vacation to Italy, try out this delicate (and much cheaper) slice of the summer good life. Ingredients 3 Ripe tomatoes, 1/4-inch thick slices 1 pound fresh mozzarella, 1/4-inch thick slices 20 or so leaves of fresh basil Extra-virgin olive oil, for drizzling Coarse salt and pepper Directions Layer alternating slices of tomatoes and mozzarella, adding a basil leaf between each, on a large, shallow platter. Drizzle the salad with extra-virgin olive oil and season with salt and pepper, to taste.