Definition of caprese in English:


Syllabification: ca·pre·se
Pronunciation: /kəˈprāzi


  • Denoting a salad of fresh mozzarella, tomatoes, and basil: lunch featured a caprese salad and vegetable antipasto
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    • The Italian classic, insalata caprese, has super-ripe tomatoes, fresh mozzarella, fresh basil, and really good olive oil.
    • Even the tried-and-tired Caprese salad becomes an entirely new thing with slow-roasted tomatoes in place of raw.
    • Traditional Caprese salad ($6) has sweet, fresh bocconcini cheese, perfectly ripe tomatoes and pungent fresh basil.


Italian, literally 'of Capri'.

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