Stuck in a salad rut? When you’re in a monotonous salad cycle, it’s easy to reach for the generic spring mix and the bottle of Italian dressing. Yet with this easy strawberry salad, you can ditch the ol’ baby spinach bag and head straight to the fruit aisle.

Packed full of strawberries, fresh mint, basil, and tangy balsamic dressing, this summer salad is sure to please. After all, this warm season is all about ripe fruit, sitting back, and enjoying a good meal in the sunshine.


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Marvelously Simple Strawberry Caprese Salad

  • Prep Time:10 minutes
  • Cook Time:0 minutes
  • Total Time:10 minutes
  • Servings:4 servings
  • Easy


  • 1 lb. fresh strawberries, chopped
  • 1/2 cup fresh mozzarella pearls
  • 1/4 cup fresh mint and/or basil, chopped
  • 2-3 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • Salt & pepper, to taste
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  • Step 1

    Chop up the strawberries and herbs.

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  • Step 2

    Place strawberries, herbs, and mozzarella in a salad dish.

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  • Step 3

    Add salt and pepper.

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  • Step 4

    Add balsamic vinegar and enjoy. Berry delicious, indeed.

    #SpoonTip: Use raspberry balsamic vinegar if you like it a bit sweeter.

    Photo by Sofia Gonzalez