Strawberry Caprese Salad

Strawberry Caprese SaladRecipe by: California Strawberries


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

To make the balsamic sauce: In a nonreactive pot, simmer vinegar over low heat until reduced to one-half its original volume (1/4 cup).

To Serve: In a 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 the salad.

Serves 6

Nutrition Facts: 330 calories, 23 grams fat, 140 mg sodium, 15 grams carbohydrates, 3 grams fiber, 15 grams protein