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