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Italian Sausage Caprese Salad

This mouthwatering Italian dish features a harmony of grilled sausage, fresh tomato, and buffalo mozzarella.

July 6th, 2016

Despite its simplicity, this dish is sure to leave you and your guests wanting more. We recommend serving this dish with grilled pita or garlic bread.
4 to 6
Prep Time
10 minutes
Cook Time
10 minutes
  • 4 Mild Italian Sausages
  • 1.5 lb (680 g) Ripe Tomatoes
  • 1 Large Ball (approximately 125 g) Buffalo Mozzarella
  • 6 Fresh Basil Leaves
  • Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • Balsamic Vinegar
  • Coarse Sea Salt
  • Coarse Ground Black Pepper
  1. Preheat the BBQ to Medium heat (350° to 450°F/175° to 230°C).

  2. Grill the sausages, with the lid closed, for 8-10 minutes, turning occasionally, until browned and fully cooked. Remove from grill, and cut on the diagonal into ½ inch slices. Set aside.

  3. Slice the tomatoes and place on a large flat plate. Pull the mozzarella apart, by hand, into small pieces and scatter over tomatoes. Tear the basil leaves into smaller pieces and sprinkle over the salad.

  4. Top with slices sausages (and any juices), a drizzle of olive oil, a few drops of balsamic and a sprinkle of coarse salt and pepper.

Italian Sausage Caprese Salad

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