Walnut Crusted Caprese Salad with Balsamic Drizzle

Walnut Crusted Caprese Salad with Balsamic Drizzle

This recipe for walnut crusted caprese salad with pomegranate drizzle is so delicious!  Typically, this recipe is reserved for summertime but when it’s paired with crushed walnuts and pomegranate balsamic, the normally bright and light Caprese turns into something darker, deeper, and richer.



  • Slice the tomatoes and mozzarella and set aside.
  • Pour 1 tablespoon of olive oil into a small bowl and place the crushed walnuts onto a plate.
  • With each slice of mozzarella, dip and turn the edges into the olive oil, and then dab and roll the edges into the crushed walnuts to crust the edges of the mozzarella.
  • When ready to assemble the dish, the order I like to use is tomato, followed by mozzarella, followed by basil.  Repeat until you've used everything.
  • Drizzle with the balsamic vinegar and garnish with some of the remaining basil.
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