Summertime Caprese Salad

We’re spicing up a classic with this Summertime Caprese Salad from Eating Bird Food. This recipe is perfect for a light lunch or as a side salad for your dinner main. Dig in! Tomatoes deliver lots nutrients and inflammation-reducing antioxidants, including lycopene and folic acid.

Ingredients for servings


  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley

  • 0.5 teaspoon dried basil

  • 1 pinch dried oregano

  • 1 tablespoon capers drained

  • 2 cloves garlic minced

  • 6 tablespoons olive oil

  • to taste Freshly ground pepper

  • to taste sea salt

  • 1 pound fresh mozzarella cheese sliced

  • 2 large ripe tomatoes thinly sliced

  • 1 bunch fresh basil about 20-30 leaves

  • 1 jar roasted red peppers 7 ounce, drained and julienned


  • In a medium bowl, mix together parsley, basil, oregano, capers, garlic, and olive oil.

  • On serving platter, arrange mozzarella cheese slices and tomato slices in alternating layers. Add a basil leaf between each later. Top with roasted red peppers. Drizzle with the herb and olive oil mixture.

  • Cover and chill in the fridge for 30 minutes. Sprinkle with crushed red pepper and serve.

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