Peach Caprese Salad

This peach Caprese salad has the perfect balance of sweet and tangy! Each bite is filled with juicy peaches, fresh tomatoes, with a touch of balsamic vinegar and fresh basil. It’s the easiest salad that is full of flavor!

white oval plate with peach caprese salad sitting on a brown cutting board on light colored background.

Looking for a way to use up those summer peaches? Try this fresh salad with tomatoes, mozzarella, and juicy sweet peaches!

If you’ve never had this type of salad before, “Caprese” salad is actually named after the Island of Capri in Italy! The classic recipe ingredients also have the Italian flag colors in them (green from basil, red from tomato, and white from mozzarella cheese). This specific recipe I’m sharing today has the classic ingredients plus fresh peaches for sweetness!

The ingredients are then topped with tangy balsamic and olive oil! Really simple ingredients but with delicious and fresh flavor. Serve this salad for any occasion and I promise your guests will love it!

Ingredients – What You Need

For this recipe, you’ll need just 7 ingredients (minus salt and pepper). See below for the full ingredient list!

Ingredients for peach caprese salad arranged on brown wooden cutting board.

Peaches: I used yellow peaches, make sure they are ripe – slightly soft in texture!
Tomatoes: use any kind you like! I used a mixture of cherry and heirloom.
Mozzarella: you can use small balls of mozzarella or slice a larger ball into pieces.
Basil: don’t use dried, fresh basil leaves are a must!
Balsamic vinegar: use regular balsamic vinegar which is tangy in flavor or use balsamic glaze (reduced balsamic vinegar) for a sweeter flavor and thicker consistency!
Olive oil: to drizzle over the salad.

How to Make Peach Caprese Salad

Slice the tomatoes and peaches (and mozzarella if not using small cheese balls).

Then arrange all of the salad ingredients in a large bowl or on a serving plate. Drizzle with olive oil and balsamic vinegar, then season to taste with salt and black pepper. And serve!

Peach caprese salad on a white plate sitting on a brown wooden cutting board.

Extra Recipe Tips

Add some greens – you can also add spinach, arugula, or chopped mixed greens to this salad.
Recipe variations – if you want to switch things up, you can also add avocado slices, blueberries, strawberries, cucumbers, or some minced garlic or garlic powder for more flavor.
Balsamic glaze or vinegar – you can use either balsamic glaze which is thicker in consistency and sweeter, less acidic, in taste. Or you can use balsamic vinegar which is tangy and pairs well with a little olive oil to help cut the acidity.
Types of mozzarella to use – I used small bite-sized Bocconcini mozzarella, you can also use Perline mozzarella which is a pearl-sized shape. Both are great for salads! You can also use fresh mozzarella slices too.
How long does this salad keep? refrigerate leftover salad in an airtight container for up to 3 days.

What to Serve it With

This salad is perfect for serving alongside a protein such as this honey mustard grilled chicken thighs, or with some pasta noodles such as our cheesy rotini pasta with roasted vegetables, or this lentil bolognese!

A close up of peaches in a caprese salad with basil leaves on a white plate with gray napkin next to it.

More Tasty Salads to Try

Love this summery salad? You may also be a fan of these colorful and delicious salads as well.
Summer Farro Salad with Cherries & Chickpeas
Watermelon Feta & Basil Salad
Tuscan-Style Panzanella Salad
Tuscan Artichoke Salad

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white oval plate with peach caprese salad sitting on a brown cutting board on light colored background.

Peach Caprese Salad

This peach Caprese salad has the perfect balance of sweet and tangy! Each bite is filled with juicy peaches, fresh tomatoes, with a touch of balsamic vinegar and fresh basil. The easiest salad that is full of flavor!

Servings 4
Course: Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine: American, Italian
Tags: berry caprese salad, peach caprese salad
Freezer Friendly: No
Calories: 132 kcal
Author: Bethany Kramer

Ingredients

  • 1 heirloom tomato, sliced 1/4 inch thick
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 peach, sliced
  • 4 oz mozzarella either use bite-sized mozzarella balls or slices of fresh mozzarella
  • 2 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 1-2 Tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1/4 cup fresh basil, whole leaf or chopped
  • salt & black pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Slice peaches and tomatoes: slice any large tomatoes into 1/4 inch-thick slices and halve the cherry tomatoes. Carefully cut the peach into slices around the pit.

  2. Arrange salad: on a serving plate, arrange tomatoes, peach slices, mozzarella, and basil. Drizzle with olive oil, balsamic vinegar, and sprinkle salt and black pepper over top. Then serve!

Notes

Balsamic glaze or vinegar – you can use either balsamic glaze which is thicker in consistency and sweeter, less acidic, in taste. Or you can use balsamic vinegar which is tangy and pairs well with a little olive oil to help cut the acidity.
Types of mozzarella to use – I used small bite-sized Bocconcini mozzarella, you can also use Perline mozzarella which is a pearl-sized shape. Both are great for salads! You can also use fresh mozzarella slices too.

Nutrition Facts
Peach Caprese Salad
Amount Per Serving
Calories 132 Calories from Fat 66
% Daily Value*
Fat 7.3g11%
Cholesterol 5.1mg2%
Sodium 215.3mg9%
Carbohydrates 8.2g3%
Sugar 6.1g7%
Protein 10.1g20%
Vitamin A 9IU0%
Vitamin C 14mg17%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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Bethany Kramer

Bethany Kramer is a home cook, recipe developer, and dog mom. She found a deep love for food and nutrition after learning to cook from her mom at eight years old. Since then she’s been developing and sharing recipes from her own kitchen that are bold in flavor and nourishing to the body!

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