Watermelon Caprese Salad
8 oz. fresh mozzarella, cut into slices
6-8 large fresh basil leaves
2 cups watermelon balls
cracked black pepper, if desired
for the balsamic glaze-
2 tablespoons sugar
2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
Line serving platter with slices of mozzarella. Top with basil leaves, watermelon and black pepper.
To make the glaze- gently stir sugar and vinegar together in a small skillet. Simmer over medium heat to melt sugar. After about one minute, it should thicken. Remove from heat and cool slightly.
Drizzle over top of salad and serve. Yield: 4 side servings, 2 full servings Prep Time: 13 minutes Cook Time: 2 minutes Total Time: 15 minutes