Hasselback Caprese

Learn how to make this clever Hasselback Caprese Salad using the freshest Mozzarella and Roma tomatoes! This tutorial will help turn up the dial on your next salad- prep with a unique spin on an Old World Mediterranean classic! Make this as an easy and healthy lunch for yourself or “Wow” friends and family at the next outdoor gathering with a salad that’s sure to get any party started! 


Hasselback Caprese

A fresh way to enjoy the flavors of classic caprese.

  • Prep Time: 5
  • Total Time: 5
  • Yield: 2


  • 2 large, ripe tomatoes
  • 1 medium-sized ball fresh mozzarella cheese, sliced thin
  • 1/2 cup fresh basil leaves
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • salt and pepper


With a sharp knife, gently cut tomatoes into several slices, with each slice going just 2/3 of the way through. Gently press mozzarella slices and fresh basil leaves intro each slice of the tomato. Drizzle with olive oil and vinegar. Salt and pepper, if desired. Serve and enjoy!


  • Serving Size: 2

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