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Recipe: Tomato Caprese Stacks

tomato mozz stacks

Photo by Levi Brown, Health magazine website

Mid-July brings fresh tomatoes to mind. We are excited to try this beautiful tomato caprese recipe and hope you will too!


  • 2 tablespoons pitted kalamata olives, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 3 medium tomatoes, each cut into 4 1/4-inch-thick slices (reserve any extra for another use)
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 8-oz. ball fresh mozzarella, cut into 8 1/4-inch-thick slices
  • 16 fresh basil leaves


  1. In a small bowl, stir together olives and oil.
  2. Place a slice of tomato on each of 4 small plates; sprinkle lightly with salt and pepper. Top each with a slice of mozzarella, then a basil leaf. Repeat layering one more time. Top each stack with a slice of tomato and garnish with basil leaves.
  3. Drizzle olive dressing over each stack. Serve immediately.
  • Prep Time: 10 min
  • Yield: Serves: 4 (serving size: 3 slices tomato, 2 slices cheese, 4 basil leaves, 2 tsp. olive dressing)

Nutritional Information

Calories per serving: 256
Fat per serving: 22g
Saturated fat per serving: 9g
Monounsaturated fat per serving: 0.0g
Polyunsaturated fat per serving: 0.0g
Protein per serving: 10g
Carbohydrate per serving: 4g
Fiber per serving: 1g
Cholesterol per serving: 46mg
Iron per serving: 0.0mg
Sodium per serving: 393mg
Calcium per serving: 17mg

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