This Mozzarella Melon Salad puts a cute little twist on the classic Caprese Salad with the addition of mouthwatering watermelon balls. Wrapped in silky extra virgin olive oil and a punch of lemon juice, you’ll be craving this salad all summer.
8 ozcontainer fresh mozzarella balls in water, drained
2tablespoonextra virgin olive oil
1 tablespoonpine nuts
¼teaspoonkosher salt (optional)
¼ tsp pepper
2cupswatermelon balls, about ½ large watermelon
In a small bowl, whisk together the olive oil, pine nuts, salt and pepper, lemon juice, and 1 tablespoon basil. Pour it over the mozzarella and stick it in the fridge while you use a melon baller to scoop out the watermelon.
Place the watermelon balls in a large bowl. Pour the mozzarella and all the dressing contents in the bowl with the melon and toss well. Top with extra fresh basil and herbs before serving. You can keep this is the fridge for about an hour before serving.