Kiddy-friendly caprese salad

Sean Gravina makes a simple salad that the kids will love. By removing the seeds from the tomato and going easy on seasoning and dressing this salad will keep in lunchboxes without going soggy. 

Kiddy-friendly caprese salad


  • Plum tomatoes
  • Mozzarella
  • Pine nuts
  • Basil
  • Salt and pepper
  • Olive oil


  1. Remove the seeds from the tomatoes and cut into wedges.
  2. Cut the mozzarella into bite sized pieces.
  3. Toast the pine nuts in a frying pan without any oil.
  4. Mix together the tomatoes and mozzarella and dress with a tiny amount of olive oil and salt and pepper.
  5. Top with pine nuts and torn basil.

This recipe first appeared on Gourmet Today TV, aired on TVM on 8 January, 2016.