Tomato Peach Caprese Salad

Tomato Peach Caprese Salad is a delicious summertime salad full of vibrant flavors and refreshing taste. This classic Italian salad recipe is so easy to make at home.

This super easy caprese salad combines juicy red tomatoes, sweet ripe peaches, fresh mozzarella cheese and basil. You will love this simple salad with beautiful natural colors and incredible flavors.

The salad is also vegetarian, gluten free, and low carb Keto. This pretty salad is often featured in food magazines and seen on menus of fancy restaurants. You be the gourmet chef and make it at home. Stardom for all my readers!

Layers of peach, tomato, basil and cheese slices arranged on salad platter.

We love to drizzle this wonderful salad excellent homemade Balsamic Glaze. If you have never had this Balsamic glaze, you don’t know what you are missing.

When I say the easy glaze kicks it another notch, I mean it folks. It adds incredible depth to the salad mix and elevates the whole taste to pure bliss level.

This Caprese Salad is on the regular rotation during summer season when tomatoes and peaches are at their peak in flavor and texture.

This incredibly satisfying salad strikes the perfect balance between tangy, savory, and sweet. All you need is just 8 ingredients and 20 minutes. Are you ready?

Layered peach and tomato salad generously drizzled with balsamic vinegar glaze.

I am sure you will LOVE this salad! It is
Easy and simple
fresh and healthy
BIG on flavor
Incredibly satisfying
Oh So delicious
Low carb Keto Salad
Perfect summertime recipe

In restaurants, this salad is called “Insalata Caprese”. It means “the salad of Capri”. Capri is island of Italy known for it’s breathtaking scenery. This salad is reminiscent of those travel memories.

INGREDIENTS

Summer Caprese Salad is a layered salad of tomatoes, cheese and herbs. It includes
-Red ripe tomatoes
-Juicy ripe peaches or nectarines
-Fresh mozzarella cheese
-Fresh basil leaves
-Extra virgin olive oil
-Balsamic Vinegar Glaze
-Salt and fresh ground black pepper

Ingredient display to make summer caprese salad

MANY TYPES OF CAPRESE DISHES

The classic caprese salad can be used in various different dishes. You can add cooked pasta to make it Caprese Pasta.

If you use cherry tomatoes and arrange the layers in skewers,  it becomes incredibly gourmet Caprese Skewers Appetizer.

Use a good ciabatta or Italian bread along with this salad mix to make a Caprese Sandwich.

Mix it with grain of your choice like quinoa or rice to make Caprese Buddha Bowl.

With a good pizza base, this mix can be turned into Caprese Pizza. Don’t you just love all these endless possibilities..

Fresh Mozzarella is classic to this salad. A close second option would be burrata which is creamy and mild in flavor.
A close up shot of fully decorated tomato peach caprese salad serving. There is basil leaves on top, followed by tomato, peach, cheese , tomato and peach slices. Balsamic drizzle all over.

WHAT IS BALSAMIC GLAZE ?

I highly recommend you try making simple Balsamic glaze at home. It’s a simple technique of heating balsamic vinegar to thicker consistency.

It is also called a “balsamic reduction.” When you heat up balsamic vinegar, it reduces from watery texture to sauce type thick texture. It brings out immense flavor. You want it thickened to a chocolate syrup consistency.

It turns to very dark in color and has deep concentrated flavor. It thickens more as it cools down. Using a spoon you can drizzle it over the salad.

HOW TO MAKE BALSAMIC GLAZE AT HOME?

Pour 1 cup balsamic vinegar into a saucepan and add 1 Tbsp sugar

Bring to a low boil, then reduce heat to keep at a simmer for 12-15 minutes. Stir occasionally until reduced by half and lightly coats the back of a spoon. It will thicken more as it cools.

Homemade blasamic glaze getting simmered in the sauce pan.

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A white salad serving platter and two salad plates full of tomamto peach caprese salad.

Tomato Peach Caprese Salad

Yield: 8
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes

Tomato Peach Caprese Salad is a delicious summertime salad
full of vibrant flavors and refreshing taste. This classic Italian salad recipe is so easy to make at home. Just 8 ingredients and 20 minutes is all you need to make this incredibly gourmet vegetarian, gluten free, and low
carb Keto salad recipe.

Ingredients

  • 1 lbs Ripe tomatoes (3-4 medium) sliced 1/4” thick
  • 12 oz Fresh mozzarella sliced 1/4” thick
  • 1 lbs Ripe peaches ( 3-4 medium) sliced 1/4" thick
  • 1 bunch Fresh basil leaves (1/3 cup basil leaves)
  • 2 Tbsp Extra virgin olive oil for drizzling
  • 1/2 tsp Sea salt or to taste
  • 1/4 tsp fresh ground Black pepper or to taste
  • 2 Tbsp Balsamic glaze or added to taste (optional)

Instructions

Start by layering slices of tomatoes on a serving platter. Then tuck sliced peaches between the two tomato slices.

Now tuck slices of Mozzarella cheese between each tomato and peach slices. Then tuck whole basil leaves between the cheese and tomato or peach layer.

Arrange the slices so you can see every layer. Alternating the tomato, peach, cheese and basil slices creates beautiful visual.

Sprinkle salt and pepper. Drizzle with extra virgin olive oil. Use a spoon and drizzle 2 Tbsp balsamic glaze.  Serve immediately.  Bon Appetit

Notes

1) I highly recommend you try making simple Balsamic glaze at home. It's a simple technique of heating balsamic vinegar to thicker consistency.

How to Make Balsamic Glaze:

Pour 1 cup balsamic vinegar into a saucepan and add 1/2 tbsp. of sugar.
Bring to a low boil, then reduce heat to keep at a simmer for 12-15 minutes.
Stir occasionally until reduced by half and lightly coats the back of a spoon. It will thicken more as it cools. 

2) This salad tastes the best when served fresh. Do not prepare it too early before serving. Also do not store prepared salad for too long.

3) Fresh Mozzarella cheese is a classic to this salad. A close second option would be burrata which is creamy and mild in flavor.






Nutrition Information:
Yield: 6 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 193Total Fat: 15gSaturated Fat: 7gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 7gCholesterol: 36mgSodium: 485mgCarbohydrates: 4gFiber: 0gSugar: 4gProtein: 10g

Nutritional values are provided as a courtesy and the values are approximate. The values will change depending on the exact ingredients, measurements and brands used. As always, for specific health issues and dietary requirements please consult medical professional.

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2 thoughts on “Tomato Peach Caprese Salad”

  1. I love a fresh caprese salad- so much flavor with so little work! I will have to try this recipe with the peach variation. It sounds lovely!

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