Peach Caprese Salad

A new twist on an old favorite, this caprese salad subs peaches and avocados in for traditional tomatoes and makes the most of the assortment of fresh basils that are available in July and August. Drizzled with olive oil and balsamic vinegar, this is a quick and easy salad that makes for a refreshing starter or light main course.

Peach Caprese Salad with Dueling Basils

30 minutes | 4 servings


  • 3 ripe peaches, peeled and sliced
  • 12 oz. fresh mozzarella, sliced
  • 1 avocado, sliced
  • 1/4 cup fresh Italian basil leaves
  • 1/4 cup fresh purple basil leaves
  • 2 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 tbsp. balsamic vinegar (Get fancy with it! We used apricot balsamic that we found at the local farmer's market)
  • kosher salt and fresh cracked pepper, to taste