Caprese in a Bowl

Kitchen Tested
  • Yield 6 servings
  • Prep 10 mins
  • Cook 0 mins

Four main ingredients—including juicy, ripe tomatoes—star in this refreshing summer soup.

Mark Boughton Photography / styling by Teresa Blackburn


6 large very ripe tomatoes
2 -- garlic cloves, chopped
3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
1/3 cup chopped fresh basil
1 tablespoon sugar
2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
1/4 teaspoon salt
3/8 teaspoon Freshly ground black pepper
1 cup cubed fresh mozzarella cheese
6 slices toasted baguette


  1. Crush tomatoes in a bowl with your hands.
  2. Add garlic, olive oil, basil, sugar, vinegar, salt and pepper. Stir well. Serve over cubes of fresh mozzarella cheese and slices of toasted baguette. Makes about 8 cups.



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