Summer Fruit Caprese SaladRecipe posted in: Flex Meals & Snacks, Snacks, Lunches & Dinners, Appetizers, Sides
Summertime is the perfect time to enjoy delicious fruit salads. This Caprese salad recipe features fresh summer fruits and a drizzle of balsamic glaze. It’s easy to prepare, and it’s sure to be a hit at your next potluck or picnic. So dig in and enjoy this tasty twist on a classic dish!
A Fruity Twist on a Classic Side Dish
This refreshing recipe features a variety of seasonal fruit, including tomatoes, cherry heirloom tomatoes, sliced apricots and blackberries. It also contains mozzarella pearls, basil leaves and a balsamic glaze. The sweetness of the fruit pairs perfectly with the creamy mozzarella and the savory basil, while the balsamic glaze adds a touch of acidity, tanginess and depth of flavor.
A fruit Caprese salad is a beautiful and delicious way to enjoy the summer bounty of fresh fruit. This salad is full of vibrant colors and flavors, and it’s easy to make. It starts with a base of cherry heirloom tomatoes, then add sliced apricots, blackberries and mozzarella pearls. For a little sweetness and acidity, drizzle on a balsamic glaze. Finally, top it with freshly chopped or torn basil leaves.
This salad is perfect as a summer side dish or a light meal at your next BBQ or picnic. It can be served chilled or at room temperature. It’s also a great way to use up any extra fruit you may have in your fridge. So next time you’re looking for a summer salad that’s sure to please, give this fruit Caprese a try.
This recipe for Summer Fruit Caprese salad serves two people, so whip it up for you and a friend or save the second serving for lunch tomorrow! Each serving contains 160 calories.
If you’re on a Nutrisystem weight loss plan, make sure to keep track of your daily food intake in the NuMi app to stay on track with your weight loss! You can log one serving of this specific recipe as half of a SmartCarb, one PowerFuel, half of an Extra and one Vegetable.
Salad recipes like this one are easy to customize! Swap out the fruits with other options that you enjoy , including seasonal choices like watermelon, strawberries or peaches. You can add more non-starchy veggies too, such as spinach, kale, zucchini or onions.
Want to pump up the protein? Serve this summer salad with a PowerFuel, such as grilled chicken, steak or shrimp. You could even add some healthy fats with chopped walnuts or a drizzle of tahini. Check out the Nutrisystem Grocery Guide for more add-in ideas!
More Caprese Salad Recipe Ideas
There are so many ways to transform the classic Caprese salad into a brand new creation. Check these other ideas out:
Calories per Serving: 160
On Nutrisystem, Count As: ½ SmartCarb, 1 PowerFuel, ½ Extra and 1 Vegetable
- 1 cup cherry heirloom tomatoes, halved
- 2 tomatoes, cut into large chunks
- 3 apricots, sliced
- ½ cup blackberries
- 2 oz. mozzarella pearls
- 3 basil leaves, chopped
- 2 tsp. balsamic glaze
- Arrange cherry tomatoes, tomato wedges, apricots, blackberries and mozzarella on a plate.
- Drizzle with balsamic glaze and sprinkle with chopped basil.