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Plum Caprese with White Balsamic Vinaigrette Recipe

Contributors: Jen Plaggemars, RD

Published: August 23, 2021

A bowl of salad filled with chunks of tomatoes, plums and mozzarella cheese sprinkled with bits of fresh basil.
Photography by David Raine | Food styling by Kim Hartman | Prop styling by Michelle Wilkinson

Traditional caprese gets a makeover with added plums, mint and white balsamic vinaigrette, tossed together and served like salad.

Prep Time: 15 minutes


4 ripe plums, pitted and diced
1 pint cherry tomatoes, halved
1 8-ounce container cherry-sized fresh mozzarella balls, drained and each ball halved
12 fresh basil leaves, sliced thin
8 fresh mint leaves, sliced thin
¼ cup (57 milliliters) white balsamic vinegar
2 tablespoons (31 milliliters) olive oil
2 teaspoons (18 milliliters) honey
1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
¼ teaspoon kosher salt
Pinch black pepper


  1. Place plums, tomatoes, mozzarella, basil and mint in a large mixing bowl.
  2. In a separate bowl, whisk together balsamic vinegar, olive oil, honey, Dijon mustard, salt and pepper.
  3. Pour vinaigrette over the salad and toss gently to combine.
  4. Transfer salad to a serving bowl and enjoy immediately.

Nutrition Information

Servings: 6
Serving Size: 1 cup (161 grams)

Calories: 224; Total Fat: 16g; Saturated Fat: 7g; Cholesterol: 32mg; Sodium: 154mg; Carbohydrate: 12g; Fiber: 1g; Sugar: 5g; Protein: 9g; Potassium: N/A; Phosphorus: N/A.

This recipe originally appeared in Food & Nutrition Magazine®, published by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

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