Italian Caprese

Recipe provided by Chef Crusco Catering in Austin, TX.


  • 3 Heirloom Tomatoes (Red, Yellow and Green if possible) – cut into 1/3 inch slices
  • 1 Container Fresh Mozzarella – cut into 1/3 inch slices
  • Bunch of Fresh Basil – leaves only
  • EVOO
  • Aged Balsamic Vinegar
  • Sea Salt and fresh Ground Pepper


  1. Place (in alternating layers) slices of tomato and mozzarella on a plate.
  2. Sprinkle 10-15 Basil leaves all over.
  3. Dress with EVOO and Aged Balsamic Vinegar.
  4. Season with Salt and Pepper. Enjoy!