Definition of caprese in English:


Line breaks: ca|prese
Pronunciation: /kəˈpreɪzi


Denoting a salad of mozzarella cheese, tomatoes, and fresh basil: lunch featured a caprese salad and vegetable antipasto
More example sentences
  • 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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