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Peach Caprese Salad

Serves: 4
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Ingredients

Ripe peaches, pitted and chopped
Boccocini mozzarella cheese, torn into bite-sized pieces if large
Fresh basil leaves, torn into bite-sized pieces if large
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
Balsamic vinegar
High-quality extra-virgin olive oil
Thinly sliced prosciutto

Instructions

In a large bowl, combine the peaches, mozzarella, and basil. Season to taste with salt and pepper, then drizzle in vinegar and olive oil, again, to taste, and toss to combine.

Plate the salad in a generous mound on a serving plate, and then layer the proscuitto on top. Serve.

If you’re preparing this dish for a crowd or outdoor function, try making the salad on skewers: Alternate layers of peach, mozzarella and basil. Season with salt and pepper, and then drizzle the skewers with the vinegar and olive oil. Prosciutto doesn’t really hang onto the skewer very well, so we’ve left it off.

Photos by Lauren Booker


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