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Strawberry Caprese Salad

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As the weather begins to warm up or the leaves begin to fall, it’s always nice to have a short list of easy and tasty salad recipes to whip up on a casual weekday evening – or for a last-minute potluck or dinner party any time of the year.

Caprese salads are always a delicious idea, but have you ever tried making one with strawberries instead of tomatoes? The results are amazing!

Enjoy one of our favorite strawberry salad recipes

Strawberry Caprese Salad

Prep Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Yield: 4 servings
Calories: 511kcal

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Ingredients

  • 2 lbs fresh strawberries, stemmed and halved
  • 2 cups bite-sized fresh mozzarella balls (bocconcini), drained, halved
  • ½ cup balsamic vinegar
  • 3 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 3-4 fresh basil leaves, chiffonade (finely sliced)
  • 3-4 mint leaves, chiffonade
  • salt & pepper to taste

Instructions

To make balsamic syrup:

  • In nonreactive pot, simmer vinegar over low heat until reduced to one-half its original volume (1/4 cup).

To serve:

  • In serving bowl, toss strawberries and mozzarella balls with olive oil. Season with salt and pepper. Add basil and mint; toss again. Drizzle balsamic syrup over and around salad. Grind more pepper on top.

Nutrition

Serving: 383g | Calories: 511kcal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Protein: 22g | Fat: 39g | Saturated Fat: 18g | Cholesterol: 80mg | Sodium: 70mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 16g | Vitamin C: 133mg

2 Comments on “Strawberry Caprese Salad

GadgetGirl66
April 11, 2017 at 11:50 am

A chiffonade is not a diced cut. It is thin strips.

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Leslie Redmond
March 26, 2018 at 9:21 pm

Great catch! We meant to say “sliced” but said “diced”! Whoops! We’ve updated the recipe.

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