Cherry Caprese Salad


This take on caprese salad includes the unlikely but delicious pairing of sweet and tart cherries with mini heirloom tomatoes.

Cherry Caprese Salad
Photo: Blaine Moats
Total Time:
30 mins
5 cups


  • 1 cup balsamic vinegar

  • 8 ounce Burrata cheese

  • 1 pound fresh dark sweet cherries (about 3 cups) or 1/2 lb. each tart red and dark sweet cherries, pitted

  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved

  • ½ cup fresh basil leaves

  • 2 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil

  • Flaky sea salt and freshly ground black pepper


  1. In a small saucepan bring balsamic vinegar to a simmer over medium. Continue to simmer, uncovered, about 12 minutes or until thick and reduced to 1/4 cup; let cool.

  2. Drain and pat dry Burrata. Cut cheese in half. Spread over bottom of platter. Arrange cherries, tomatoes, and basil on cheese. Drizzle with 1 tablespoon balsamic reduction and the olive oil. Sprinkle with sea salt flakes and ground black pepper. Serves 6.


Reserve remaining balsamic reduction for another use, or pass around the table when the salad is served.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

221 Calories
13g Fat
18g Carbs
8g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 221
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 13g 17%
Saturated Fat 6g 30%
Cholesterol 27mg 9%
Sodium 168mg 7%
Total Carbohydrate 18g 7%
Total Sugars 15g
Protein 8g
Vitamin C 8.6mg 43%
Calcium 223mg 17%
Iron 0.6mg 3%
Potassium 246mg 5%
Folate, total 8.2mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.1mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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