Lunch Makeover: Peach Caprese Salad

This five-minute recipe combines two types of in-season produce for a refreshing lunch.
Lunch Makeover: Peach Caprese Salad
This peach caprese salad combines two types of in-season produce for an easy-to-make, refreshing lunch. Photograph by Melissa Romero.

This week’s Lunch Makeover includes a sweet addition to your typical tomato-mozzarella-basil combo: peaches.

It calls for just one peach, which contains a healthy dose of both vitamins A and C. They’re especially delicious this time of year until the end of August. Just chop up your four ingredients, throw them into a container, and you’ve got a healthy and beautiful lunch.

Peach Caprese Salad

Servings: 1 to 2
Nutrition per serving: 299 calories, 18.3 grams fat, 218 milligrams sodium, 28 grams carbohydrates, 10 grams protein
Prep time: 5 minutes

What you’ll need:
1 peach, sliced
1 small tomato, sliced
Fresh basil leaves
3 slices fresh mozzarella
2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
1 tablespoon olive oil
Pepper to taste

Once you’ve sliced the peach, tomato, and mozzarella, toss the trio into a container with the basil leaves. Add the balsamic vinegar and olive oil when ready to eat. Sprinkle with pepper.

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