Watermelon Caprese Salad

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Watermelon Caprese Salad

Blog post by Darling Down South on August 22, 2017

It is finally upon us the height of summer and we’re all draping ourselves in front of air conditioning units and lingering a bit longer in the stores with the coldest A/C in town.  I can’t imagine being a colonial-era woman in the South during summer.  Those full wool skirts, bonnets, stiff flax shirts, it’s a wonder that they didn’t melt away when they first arrived here…Read more »



1/4 of a watermelon, chunked
1 pint of baby heirloom tomatoes in various colors
1 ball of mozzarella, sliced
2 stalks of basil
Olive Oil
Balsamic Glaze
Salt & Pepper to taste


In a shallow dish, alternate layers of tomato, watermelon and sliced mozzarella until filled completely.

Drizzle olive oil over top.

Crack some fresh ground pepper and sea salt.

Wake up the basil leaves by give them a quick “smack” in your palms so the oils are released.

Finish with quick drizzle of balsamic glaze.




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