Caprese Stacks

caprese-stacks RecipePhoto: Levi Brown


  • 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.

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  • 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
Carbohydrates per serving:4g
Fiber per serving:1g
Cholesterol per serving:46mg
Iron per serving:0.0mg
Sodium per serving:393mg
Calcium per serving:17mg