Insalata Caprese - Caprese Salad with Vegetables and Herbs
Recipe type: Salad
A colorful and herb filled variation of Caprese Salad.
  • 1½ Tbsp of extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 Stalk of celery julienned (sliced thinly)
  • 1 bell pepper or 2 baby bell peppers julienned (sliced thinly)
  • 1 small zucchini julienned (sliced thinly)
  • 2 med-large size ripe tomatoes (sliced1 thinly)
  • 9 oz Fresh Mozzarella cheese (sliced thin)
  • Leaves of basil, oregano, and thyme (to taste)
  • sea salt
  • ground pepper
  1. Heat the extra virgin olive oil in a medium-large saute pan.
  2. Gently saute the celery for about 30 seconds
  3. Add the bell peppers for another 30 seconds
  4. Lastly, add the zucchini for another 30 seconds.
  5. Take the pan off the heat.
  6. Salt and pepper the vegetables to taste
  7. Arrange the tomatoes and cheese slices in a salad plate or a serving dish.
  8. Top the tomatoes and cheese with the sauteed vegetables.
  9. Sprinkle the top with the basil, oregano and thyme leaves.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 2-4 servings
Recipe by Baby Boomer Blog | Travel - Lifestyle for Women Over 50 at