Peach Caprese Salad

Salads are one of the most common foods in the world. It can be an appetizer, a part of the main course (typically called a side salad), or a dessert. Its flexibility is one of the main things that set it apart. Some salads are also a great source of nutrients and improve your health. If you look up online, you will find many celebrities have salads in their regular diets.

What most people usually have is a side salad alongside their main course. It is typically the infamous Caesar salad. Dessert salads, however, are on a whole different level for some of us who have a sweet tooth. These salads tend to contain various fruits, whipped cream, gelatine, or sweeteners.

 

One of our personal favorite dessert salads is the Peach Caprese Salad. This salad is a pretty much straightforward recipe as it takes only about 15 minutes. Our recipe yields 4 servings so that there is enough for you to enjoy with your family. Go ahead and try out this mouth-watering recipe, where sweet peaches, fresh mozzarella, and other elements are drizzled with some balsamic glaze to create a Peach Caprese Salad.

Ingredients

In order to prepare this salad, the recipe includes the following ingredients that you will need:

  • 4 medium-sized peaches.

  • 8 ounces of spring mix.

  • 4 ounces of mozzarella cheese (It can be of any kind such as bocconcini, ciliegine, or pearls).

  • 2-4 ounces of prosciutto (Tear it all into bite-size amounts)

  • 2 tablespoons of olive oil.

  • 2 tablespoons of balsamic glaze

  • 1 tablespoon of lemon juice (Make sure you freshly squeeze out the lemon juice each time you use this recipe).

  • ¼ teaspoon of salt.

  • 1/8 teaspoon of freshly ground black pepper.

  • 12 basil leaves (Slice the basil leaves, or tear them into smaller pieces).

  • Additional salt and ground black pepper as per taste.

Directions:

  • Firstly, take out your cutting board and a sharp knife. Wash the tools properly with some water.

  • Secondly, take the 4 medium-sized peaches and cut them into 16 thinly sliced wedges each.

  • Thirdly, toss the wedges of peaches into a large mixing bowl.

  • · Add the 2 tablespoons of olive oil and the 1 tablespoon of freshly squeezed lemon juice into the mixing bowl. Toss the 64 wedges of peaches around to ensure they are coated with olive oil and lemon juice properly.

  • Now, sprinkle the ¼ teaspoon of salt and the 1/8 teaspoon of freshly ground black pepper on top of the peaches. Toss the peaches again to ensure they are coated with the seasoning thoroughly.

  • You can either keep using the same mixing bowl or take a large platter for the next steps. If you choose the second option, transfer the olive oil and lemon juice-coated peaches onto the large platter.

  • Next up, take the 8 ounces of spring mix, 4 ounces of fresh mozzarella cheese, the 2-4 ounces of prosciutto you have torn into smaller pieces, and the 12 basil leaves you have sliced or torn into smaller pieces, and layer them on top of the seasoned wedges of peaches.

  • Take the 2 tablespoons of balsamic glaze you have and slowly pour it over the salad.

  • Now, this step is optional. You can take the additional salt and freshly ground black pepper you have on hand and sprinkle some on top of the finished salad as per your taste.

  • And with that, your Peach Caprese Salad is ready to be served.

 
 

BONUS RECIPE!

If you do not wish to go and get some balsamic glaze for your salad from the nearby grocery store, we have you covered! Here is a quick recipe to make the balsamic glaze at home.

All you will ever need for this recipe is some balsamic vinegar.

Directions:

· First, bring out a saucepan and wash it with water to clean it.

· Then, put the saucepan on the stove; and pour in 1 cup of balsamic vinegar over medium heat.

· Next up, let the balsamic vinegar simmer before reducing the heat from medium to low.

· Continue to let the balsamic vinegar simmer for some time.

· When the 1 cup of balsamic vinegar reduces the amount of ¼ cup, turn the heat off.

· Finally, take the saucepan off the stove and set it aside to cool down.

And that’s it. Your very own balsamic glaze is ready to be used in your Peach Caprese Salad.

Was it not a very easy recipe altogether? Now you can enjoy a Peach Caprese Salad whenever you wish to.

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