While Italians have made their mark throughout history with contributions such as Leonardo da Vinci, The Godfather and the cast of The Jersey Shore, no one can attest to the fact that it is the traditional flavors of Italian cuisine that reign supreme in our American eyes. From lasagna, to pizza, to pasta and beyond, these home cooked comfort foods have become staples in the homes of families all across the world.
However, the fine flavors of Italian cuisine do not end with the combination of marinara and an assortment of carbs. One of the most coveted Italian dishes of all is the Caprese Salad, or Insalata Caprese, as the Italian aficionados like to call it. Originating from the Isle of Capri, an island near Ischia–the birthplace of Your Pie, this bright and refreshing salad even pays homage to its country by showcasing the colors of the Italian flag right in the dish itself.
Being that Italian cuisine is derived from the creation of quality and simplistic recipes that can be enjoyed time and time again, the Caprese Salad proves to be a traditional classic at any Italian dinner table. With slices of hearty Roma tomatoes, nestled against creamy mozzarella and united with the peppery taste of basil, our Caprese Salad takes the most simplistic ingredients and combines them in a way that leaves you begging for more. Finished off with our house balsamic vinaigrette for a perfect merriment of traditional Italian flavors, this healthy menu option will have you dreaming of Venice and singing “amore”.
If you’re looking for a way to channel your inner Italian, without putting yourself into a carb coma, stop by your nearest Your Pie to try the Caprese Salad or any of the other delicious salads that our menu has to offer. Don’t see one you like? Well there’s no reason to fret. If you can make your own pie, you can make your own salad too! With various types of lettuce and an assortment of fresh ingredients at your fingertips, you can create the salad of your dreams in the blink of an eye.