5 Minute Caprese Salad

Yield 4 servings



  1. In a large bowl combine the tomatoes, cheese, and basil.
  2. In a small bowl combine the olive oil and the lemon juice and whisk until blended.
  3. Pour the oil/lemon juice mixture on top of the salad. Stir gently until combined.
  4. Season to taste with salt and pepper.


  • Optional - If you love garlic add one crushed or finely minced garlic clove. 

Recipe by Empty Nest Eats at