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caprese with garlic toast lunch box
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Caprese with Garlic Toast Lunch Box

Simple, easy, quick and healthy lunch for work or school! Caprese with garlic toast lunch box is a great way to enjoy late summer tomatoes and basil! 
Prep Time4 mins
Cook Time2 mins
Total Time6 mins
Course: Salad
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: caprese lunch, caprese toast
Servings: 4 lunch boxes
Author: Maria Doss



  • ½ pint cherry or grape tomatoes, halved (I used 3 different colors)
  • 2 ounces fresh mozzarella cheese, cubed and patted dry
  • ¼ cup fresh basil leaves, chopped or torn
  • ½ tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • sea salt, to taste
  • coarsely crushed black pepper to taste

Garlic toast

  • 8 thin slices good quality multi grain or wheat bread
  • 1 large garlic clove, peeled and cut in half

Additional ingredients

  • 4 hard boiled eggs
  • sea salt and crushed black pepper, to taste


To make Caprese

  • Toss all ingredients together in a bowl. 
  • To make garlic toast
  • Toast bread slices in your bread toaster, until deep golden brown. Immediatey, rub the cut side of the garlic clove all over on one side. 

To meal prep and pack lunch boxes

  • Make carprese salad and boiled eggs. Divide into meal prep containers and store in the refrigerator for 2-3 days. 
    Before taking to work/school, prep garlic toast and let cool down. Pack along with salad and enjoy.