Steak Caprese

  • Author: Kate Morgan Jackson
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 8 minutes
  • Total Time: 13 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x
  • Category: Dinner
  • Method: Grill and Stovetop
  • Cuisine: American


Turn ordinary grilled steak extraordinary with a simple caprese topping of tomatoes, mozzarella and fresh basil. Steak Caprese is destined to become your new summer favorite!


  • 1 to 1/2 pound boneless steak (rib-eye, strip, top sirloin)
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 pint cherry tomatoes
  • 1 cup mozzarella balls or cubes, room temperature
  • Fresh basil leaves
  • Salt and pepper


  1. Grill the steak to your liking, 4 minutes per side for rare, 8 minutes per side for medium well. Let rest for 5 minutes under foil, then slice thinly.
  2. While steak is cooking, heat the oil in a skillet over medium high heat. Add tomatoes and saute until just softened, about 5 minutes.
  3. Arrange steak slices on a platter and scatter tomatoes, cheese and basil leaves over the top. Season with a little salt and fresh ground pepper and serve.