Summer Fruit Caprese Salad

Summer meals at it’s best, this summer fruit caprese salad with peaches and strawberries and topped with fresh mozzarella cheese.   INGREDIENTS : 2 Peaches or Nectarines pitted and sliced 1 cup Cherry tomatoes cut in half 4 ounces Fresh Mozzarella roughly torn Fresh basil leaves Extra virgin olive oil as needed Aged Balsamic Vinegar as needed Flaky sea salt as needed INSTRUCTIONS : 1.Arrange peaches, nectarines and tomatoes on a platter or wide bowl. 2.Scatter pieces of roughly torn mozzarella cheese around the fruit and top caprese salad with fresh basil leaves. 3.Season everything with a good pinch of flakey sea salt and drizzle with extra virgin olive oil and balsamic vinegar. 4.Serve immediately. NOTES: Because fruit caprese salad is so simple, use the best of summers produce to let the flavors shine! Keep the tomatoes at room temperature for the best flavor. To check the ripeness of peach or nectarine, give the fruit a gently squeeze. if it feels too hard, it’s not ripe enough. But if there is a little give, then the fruit is ready. Have fun with the substitutions, use blackberries or raspberries instead of strawberries or use cherries instead of the peaches. If making the fruit caprese salad ahead of time, arrange fruit and mozzarella on platter but dress with oil and vinegar right before serving.  

Summer Fruit Caprese Salad


Summer Fruit Caprese Salad

Summer meals at it’s best, this summer fruit caprese salad with peaches and strawberries and topped with fresh mozzarella cheese.

 

INGREDIENTS :

2 Peaches or Nectarines pitted and sliced

1 cup Cherry tomatoes cut in half

4 ounces Fresh Mozzarella roughly torn

Fresh basil leaves

Extra virgin olive oil as needed

Aged Balsamic Vinegar as needed

Flaky sea salt as needed

INSTRUCTIONS :

1.Arrange peaches, nectarines and tomatoes on a platter or wide bowl.

2.Scatter pieces of roughly torn mozzarella cheese around the fruit and top caprese salad with fresh basil leaves.

3.Season everything with a good pinch of flakey sea salt and drizzle with extra virgin olive oil and balsamic vinegar.

4.Serve immediately.

NOTES:

Because fruit caprese salad is so simple, use the best of summers produce to let the flavors shine!

Keep the tomatoes at room temperature for the best flavor.

To check the ripeness of peach or nectarine, give the fruit a gently squeeze. if it feels too hard, it’s not ripe enough. But if there is a little give, then the fruit is ready.

Have fun with the substitutions, use blackberries or raspberries instead of strawberries or use cherries instead of the peaches.

If making the fruit caprese salad ahead of time, arrange fruit and mozzarella on platter but dress with oil and vinegar right before serving.