A Favorite Camp Recipe: Caprese Salad

A favorite of many campers and staff, Caprese Salad is a fresh, delicious salad we often serve with salmon or tri-tip at camp. It’s a simple recipe, with just a few ingredients, so it’s one that campers may enjoy making at home for their families. It’s also a great dish to bring to share at a potluck! We hope you enjoy making Caprese Salad!



  • 10 ounces cherry or cherub tomatoes, chopped in half
  • 8 ounces whole milk mozzarella, cherry sized. Chopped in half or fourths
  • 1/4 cup fresh basil, chopped
  • 2-3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • (note: you can also add 1 tablespoon of olive oil if you’d like the added flavor, but it’s not necessary)


  1. Toss all of the ingredients in a large bowl.
  2. Keep refrigerated until ready to serve. Enjoy!

(We got the recipe from here: