Watermelon Caprese Salad Recipe

Watermelon Caprese Salad Recipe

How To Make Watermelon Caprese Salad

Add a summer fun twist to your usual caprese salad! Instead of using tomatoes, our tasty and fresh watermelon caprese salad uses watermelon, of course!

Preparation: 25 minutes
Total: 25 minutes



  • ½red watermelon,seedless, sliced ½-inch thick, calculated with 16 oz
  • 8fresh mozzarella,(1 oz each) thin slices
  • 1cupbaby arugula,loose
  • 2tspolive oil,extra-virgin
  • kosher salt
  • 2tbspbalsamic glaze,such as Modenacrem Balsamic Glaze


  1. Use a 4-inch star-shaped cookie cutter (or any shape) and cut 16 stars out of the watermelon (about 1 oz each). Save the excess watermelon for another use.

  2. Arrange the watermelon on a platter, then layer with cheese, arugula, ¼ tsp of olive oil, and a pinch of salt on each.

  3. Top with a final star, drizzle each with balsamic glaze and serve.


  • Calories: 434.39kcal
  • Fat: 26.59g
  • Saturated Fat: 14.93g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 8.29g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.12g
  • Carbohydrates: 24.48g
  • Fiber: 1.14g
  • Sugar: 19.28g
  • Protein: 26.59g
  • Cholesterol: 88.48mg
  • Sodium: 930.97mg
  • Calcium: 587.93mg
  • Potassium: 408.99mg
  • Iron: 1.22mg
  • Vitamin A: 280.54µg
  • Vitamin C: 23.00mg
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