Warm Pesto Caprese

caprese with tomato slices and herbs served with pesto, Italian caprese with tomato, herbs and pesto

Serves: 2 | Prep time: 5 minutes | Cook time: 5 minutes


  • 1 beefsteak tomato 
  • 5 tbsp. pesto 
  • 60g shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 2 Tbsp. grated Parmesan cheese 
  • Fresh basil for garnish


  1. Slice the tomato into 5 hearty slices and place on a baking sheet.
  2. Spread pesto onto each tomato.
  3. Sprinkle the shredded mozzarella and grated Parmesan cheese on top of pesto.
  4. Grill for approximately 5 minutes, or until the cheese is lightly browned, and garnish with basil.

Recipe Credit: Scott Davis