Definition of caprese
: a salad consisting of slices of mozzarella and tomatoes, basil, and olive oil or Italian dressing
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Tomatoes One of my all-time favorite salads is a simple caprese and summer is the best time to enjoy this classic treat.
Replacing former chef of 12 years Jason Miller, who created the Eggplant caprese recipe, is newly appointed executive chef Greg Nelson.
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Origin and Etymology of caprese
Italian, short for insalata caprese, literally, salad in the manner of Capri
First Known Use: 1978See Words from the same year
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