Strawberry Caprese Salad

Strawberries replace tomatoes in this delicious balsamic dressed caprese salad.

Course Salad
Cuisine Italian, Vegetarian
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 206 kcal
Author Colleen


Balsamic Reduction

  • 1 cup dark balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1 tsp salt


  • 2 cups fresh strawberries sliced
  • 1 cup bite sized bocconcini balls
  • 1 cup fresh basil leaves
  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
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Balsamic Reduction

  1. In a sauce pan, bring balsamic vinegar, pepper, and salt to a boil
  2. Reduce heat to medium and allow to boil gently until reduced by two thirds, whisking frequently.
  3. Remove from heat and allow to cool.


  1. In a salad bowl, combine strawberries, cheese, and basil
  2. whisk olive oil into the cooled balsamic reduction.
  3. Just before serving, drizzle salad with the balsamic mixture

Recipe Notes

Caprese salad is best served at room temperature

Nutrition Facts
Strawberry Caprese Salad
Amount Per Serving (1 serving)
Calories 206 Calories from Fat 108
% Daily Value*
Fat 12g18%
Saturated Fat 2g10%
Cholesterol 9mg3%
Sodium 614mg26%
Potassium 199mg6%
Carbohydrates 16g5%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 13g14%
Protein 5g10%
Vitamin A 315IU6%
Vitamin C 43.4mg53%
Calcium 129mg13%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.