Peach Tomato Caprese

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Peach Tomato Caprese Salads all summer long. That’s the name of the game!

Peach Tomato Caprese from www.whatsgabycooking.com (@whatsgabycookin)

I think we’ve all probably had a caprese by now right? It’s the most epic combo of juicy ripe tomatoes and soft fresh mozzarella. Match made in heaven. But add some perfectly ripe summer peaches to the mix and it takes things up a notch!! Hello Peach Tomato Caprese!

And let’s just take a moment to discuss how you should be picking peaches. In my book, it’s the same way as an avocado. I tend to buy them a few days ahead of when I actually need them. That way I can buy them when they are still pretty hard, and then let ripen on my own kitchen counter. This way ensures that they aren’t getting manhandled at the market by dozens of other humans! And you want to eat them just when they become a little soft with some give! Too much give means it’s almost gone too far – so check on the regular and make this salad.

I feel like this Peach Tomato Caprese is without a doubt the right move the rest of summer!

Peach Tomato Caprese from www.whatsgabycooking.com (@whatsgabycookin)

Peach Tomato Caprese

4.9 from 15 votes
This Peach Tomato Caprese is the quintessential summer side dish that works for every occasion under the sun!
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 0 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Course Side Dish, Salad
Cuisine Italian
Servings 6 people

Ingredients
  

  • 1/4 cup red onion sliced
  • 4 ripe peaches or nectarines pitted and sliced
  • 3 cups heirloom cherry tomatoes halved
  • 1 cup baby mozzarella balls halved
  • Baby Basil leaves
  • Maldon salt & freshly cracked black pepper to taste

For the dressing

  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1 lemon juiced
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • Kosher salt & freshly cracked black pepper to taste

Instructions
 

  • Combine the ingredients for the salad on a large serving platter.
  • Whisk the ingredients for the vinaigrette together. Drizzle over the top and serve.

Need a few more ideas on what to do with all the summer peaches that are about to take over the farmers market – here you go!

44 Comments

  1. This salad looks so scrumptious. I think I’m going to try this recipe, but instead of mozzarella cheese, I’ll use burrata. Tearing it up and arranging it over this peach and tomato salad must be absolutely fantastic. Thanks for the inspiration, Gaby!
    Love your cookbook by the way

  2. I have always been afraid of putting fruit in caprese. I think I might have to try it for this one! thanks for sharing!

  3. 5 stars
    This recipe is so delicious and easy to make! I’ve made it multiple times and every time it has been a hit. I would definitely recommend this for barbecues, potlucks, just a random Sunday, any day will do!

    1. you could do balsamic! white wine vinegar or champagne vinegar would be my first swap choices but balsamic is also delish

  4. This recipe sounds amazing! My husband is not a fan of peaches. Is there a different fruit you would recommend as a substitute?

  5. 4 stars
    This is a delicious summer salad! We added mint and finished it off with a balsamic reduction drizzle. YUM!!

  6. Look delicious! I will be making this next weekend for a family gathering for my grandson’s first birthday party! This will be the first recipe that I use from What’s Gabby Cooking? Thank you!

  7. 5 stars
    I have made this recipe twice now in the last week. It is delicious and so easy. I have had nothing but compliments. It would be a easy dish to bring to a backyard bbq. This recipe will be something I look forward to in the summer, when I see the peaches in the markets.

  8. 5 stars
    I wasn’t sure how this was going to taste. But it’s absolutely delicious and so refreshing. Used burrata instead and it was .

  9. This salad is always such a hit!!! Any recommendations on what to substitute the red onions with now that there’s a recall on all onions due to salmonella???

  10. 5 stars
    I made this last night for dinner and my husband said he felt like he was at a restaurant. Thanks so much for a great salad! It was the perfect summer side dish.

  11. 5 stars
    I made it for a friend gathering. It was a big hit❣️I’ll be making it again. Of course they want the recipe too! Yummy. I’d post a picture but don’t see how.

  12. Going to attempt to make this constructed on skewers for an appetizer instead of one big salad — anything you would do differently?

  13. 5 stars
    Amazing! A friend made this for a small gathering and it was delicious. It was so good that we ate it 2 days in a row, then made our own!

  14. 5 stars
    The strongest of 5 stars!! This was so dang delish. I’m making it again tomorrow! So flavorful and bold. I thought tomatoes and peaches? But WHAT A TREAT!

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