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Party Caprese Salad Recipes, Perfect for Outdoor Picnics, or Potlucks

Caprese Salad with Tomatoes, Basil or Pesto, Fresh Mozzarella, great for appetizer, parties, potlucks.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Salad
Cuisine: Italian
Servings: 8
Author: Angela Roberts


  • 1 pint Fresh Mozzarella Cheese Balls
  • 1 pint Tomatoes use a variety of cherry, grape or wild wonders
  • Pistou Recipe Below enough to cover tomatoes and cheese

  • Pistou
  • 2 handfulls basil
  • cup olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic


  • If using large tomatoes, cut in thick slices, serve immediately.
  • If using wild wonders, cherry or grape, no need to slice.
  • Set cheese out about 30 minutes in advance to enjoy the flavor and texture.
  • Toss with cheese, olive oil, basil, salt, pepper.
  • If making pistou, blend garlic basil and olive oil together. Use this for salad.