Summer Time Caprese. Summer Caprese Salad made with tomatoes, peaches, cucumber, fresh mozzarella cheese, red onion, basil, and a simple balsamic glaze. Flakey sea salt and freshly ground black pepper add to the flavor while lending bits of texture. Caprese is the epitome of summer.
Ingredients of Summer Time Caprese
- It’s 1/2 of watermelon.
- Prepare 1 of cucumber, peeled and sliced.
- Prepare 3/4 cup of mint leaves.
- You need 1 cup of crumbled feta.
- It’s 1 cup of balsamic vinaigrette.
This is a take on a caprese salad, but I added salty prosciutto, creamy burrata, sweet peaches, and fresh herbs like fennel and mint. The burrata and prosciutto are an added bonus, but they make the salad a satisfying meal. It's the ultimate summer dish that can be enjoyed as an appetizer, salad, or even a main course. This version of a Caprese Salad is super quick, easy to prepare and will definitely become your go-to recipe this summer.
Summer Time Caprese step by step
- Heat balsamic vinaigrette in small sauce pan until simmering, reduce by 1/2 or 2/3 depending on how thick you like your reduction. Photo is a 1/2 reduction..
- Slice watermelon into 1/2 inch thick pieces, roughly the diameter of your cucumber. You may round them out for presentation if desired..
- Layer 1 slice watermelon, 1 cucumber, and 1 mint leaf 🍃 repeatedly in a spiral until out of cucumber..
- Sprinkle feta crumble on top, the. Drizzle balsamic reduction to taste..
- That’s All Folks! Share your colorful, refreshing dish with loved ones (or even frenemies) and watch their jaws drop!.
Caprese Pesto Grilled Cheese is a twist on the classic grilled cheese recipe with an updated flavor. Every bite is brimming with fresh mozzarella, tomatoes, pesto and fresh basil leaves, all the flavors of a summertime Caprese salad. Our mozzarella grilled cheese is bursting with fresh mozzarella, tomatoes, pesto, basil leaves, and, of course, butter! Second probably only to pizza when it comes to its "iconic" status, caprese salad, or insalata caprese if we want to say it in Italian, is one of the country's favorite dishes. A staple in the summer, when the juiciest, sweetest tomatoes are abundant, it's appreciated all year round thanks to how simple and quick it is to prepare — if you're ok with less delicious, non-seasonal.