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arugula salad in a wooden bowl
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Amazing Arugula Caprese Salad

A delicious and refreshing summer salad - best made with home grown tomatoes.
Prep Time5 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: arugula caprese salad, fresh salad
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 120kcal
Author: Loaves and Dishes


  • 2 Cups Baby Arugula
  • 1 medium fresh tomato – cut into slices
  • 4 oz fresh mozzarella- cut into slices – or if using the small balls – cut in half
  • 10 fresh basil leaves – 5 cut into a chiffonade 5 whole for decoration
  • 4 Tbs very good balsamic vinegar
  • 4 Tbs very good olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste.


  • Arrange Arugula in a bed on the plate
  • Arrange the tomato to alternate with the mozzarella on the plate
  • Sprinkle with salt and pepper
  • sprinkle the basil chifonade onto the tomato/mozzarella
  • Add other basil leaves
  • Drizzle the salad with olive oil and balsamic vinegar.


  • An amazingly flavorful and quick salad. 
  • Use fresh cracked pepper for the best taste.


Calories: 120kcal