A classic Caprese salad is made with mozzarella, tomato and basil (hello, Italian flag). While there’s a lot to love about this simple and refreshing combo, sometimes you just need to mix things up a little. Here are 3 mouthwatering ways to reinvent this summer staple with berries, watermelon and eggplant.
This one-bite appetizer is ridiculously easy to make, doesn’t require silverware and packs a bright, flavorful punch, which makes it the perfect summer party trick.
Talk about pure summer! The sweet-and-savory combo of juicy blueberries marinated with lemon zest, olive oil and basil contrasts beautifully with tangy mozzarella on crusty bread.
Hearty and satisfying for lunch or dinner, this stacked salad starts with arugula tossed in a simple dressing of lemon juice and garlic-and-herb-infused EVOO. Rach piles on the flavor with traditional tomato, basil and mozzarella, plus tender, grilled eggplant and speck (salty cured ham).