This Gnocchi Caprese Salad gets made over for an easy and wholesome, make ahead salad! Perfect for weeknight dinners, BBQ’s and parties!
about this Gnocchi Caprese Salad recipe
In my opinion, a fresh Caprese salad is hard to beat! Especially in the hot days of summer; the juicy tomatoes paired with the creamy mozzarella and fresh basil from my garden. The simple flavors that pack a big punch, combined with how easy it is to make a Caprese salad, easily make this one of my favorite recipes!
ingredients you’ll need or this Gnocchi Caprese Salad
- Cherry tomatoes
- Marinated Mozzarella
- Fresh Basil
- Balsamic Reduction
What is a Caprese salad?
A Caprese salad is a simple Italian salad made with fresh tomatoes and mozzarella and topped with basil and a bit of balsamic vinegar.
how to make this Gnocchi Caprese Salad
- Prep gnocchi according to package. When fully cooked, drain and toss with 1 Tbsp olive oil.
- Place in the fridge. Let chill for 1 to 2 hours.
- When gnocchi is chilled, toss with cherry tomatoes, mozzarella, and basil. Season with salt and pepper.
- When ready to serve, top with balsamic reduction and serve immediately.
Can you prepare this Gnocchi Caprese Salad ahead of time?
Yes! I love making a batch of this easy Caprese salad ahead of time, especially for BBQ’s, family gatherings or to meal prep for the week. Just make sure not to add the balsamic reduction until ready to eat!
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