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watermelon caprese salad

Watermelon Caprese Salad

Juicy watermelon is paired with fresh mozzarella, fresh basil, and drizzled with balsamic glaze in this refreshing Watermelon Caprese Salad.
Course Salad
Cuisine Italian
Keyword Watermelon Caprese Salad
Prep Time 13 minutes
Cook Time 2 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4 side servings
Calories 223kcal
Author Lauren


  • 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 overtop of salad and serve.


Calories: 223kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 45mg | Sodium: 358mg | Potassium: 137mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 847IU | Vitamin C: 6mg | Calcium: 292mg | Iron: 1mg