[kuh-prey-zey, ‐zee]

adjective (sometimes initial capital letter)

prepared with fresh mozzarella, tomatoes, and basil leaves and drizzled with olive oil: a caprese salad; caprese sandwiches; pizza caprese.

Origin of caprese

< Italian: of or in the style of Capri Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Contemporary Examples of caprese

  • Try the fresh salads (portobello mushroom and Caprese) and anything pasta-based is a sure thing.

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    Gal With a Suitcase

    Jolie Hunt

    June 18, 2010

  • After lunching on a caprese salad sandwich, Lynch lit up an American Spirit cigarette and sat down to talk about his paintings.

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    David Lynch's Twisted Art

    Peter Owen Nelson

    September 16, 2009

Historical Examples of caprese