26 Caprese-Inspired Recipes

07/31/2012 09:04 am ET | Updated Jul 09, 2014
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Nothing says summer like a Caprese salad -- the classic Italian antipasti of sliced tomatoes layered with mozzarella and basil, then drizzled with olive oil. It's a delicious and refreshing salad that's especially perfect in the summertime when tomatoes are at their best.

If you love Caprese salads like we do, you're going to be eating so many this summer that you might want to experiment a little. Tomatoes, basil and mozzarella go well with pretty much everything, which means there are countless ways besides salad to eat them. Here are 26 great twists on the classic.

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