Caprese Salad with Pesto

Caprese Salad with Genovese Pesto


  • 4 ripe tomatoes
  • 200g of buffalo mozzarella
  • 2 tablespoons of Genovese pesto by “Fattorie Umbre”
  • Fresh basil leaves
  • 2 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste


  1. Slice the tomatoes and buffalo mozzarella into thin, even slices.
  2. Arrange the tomato and mozzarella slices alternately on a serving platter, creating a fan-like pattern or slightly overlapping them.
  3. Add fresh basil leaves between the tomato and mozzarella slices.
  4. Using a teaspoon, place the Genovese pesto over the mozzarella and tomato slices.
  5. Drizzle extra virgin olive oil over the Caprese salad.
  6. Season with salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste.
  7. Serve the Caprese Salad with ready-made Genovese pesto as an appetizer or side dish. It’s perfect for accompanying summer grills or as a light dish on warm summer days.

This recipe is a quick and delicious way to prepare a Caprese Salad with Genovese pesto. Enjoy your meal!

3 thoughts on “Caprese Salad with Pesto

  1. Janie Marie Miller says:

    I ran across – one of your pasta ? sauces ?-
    ( Arrabbiata)- in a store – here in America. I bought it & made it over penne pasta ? for my dinner tonight. It was so delicious . Do you sell your sauces in America ? I only found 1 jar of your pasta ? sauce at a random store.
    I’d love to buy more .
    After eating your Italian Arrabbiata tomato pasta sauce ( I’ll never eat made in American jarred saice agsin ). Lol ?

    Sincerely, Janie Marie ?

    1. Dear Mrs Janie Marie, thank You very much for your message and appreciation. We are very glad about that!!! We’re selling Our Products “Le Salse di Renato” through the shops of Homegoods, Marshall and Newton. In addition to the Arrabbiata Tomato Sauce we sell also a Basil Tomato Sauce and some typical Sauce like the Pesto Genovese , Sundried-Tomatoes spread, Artichokes Spread and Truffles Spread. You can find other suggestions to use it in Our Web site. Thank You again and we hope You’ll have the possibilities to try the other products of the Line “Salse di Renato” “RR” to give Us Your feedback. Best Regards, Stefano. Fattorie Umbre Srl.

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