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Cucumber balsamic caprese salad. Next time you make a caprese salad, reduce the balsamic vinegar to boost the flavor and add in some cucumber. | joeshealthymeals.com

Cucumber Balsamic Caprese Salad

This is a simple salad that is easy to make.
Course Salad
Cuisine American
Keyword cucumber caprese salad, grilled caprese salad sandwich
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 2 servings
Calories 192kcal
Author Joe Boyle


  • 3/4 cup grape tomatoes , halved, (or sliced medium tomatoes)
  • 1/2 cucumber , peeled and chopped into bite sized pieces
  • 7 or 8 large basil leaves , chopped
  • 2 oz . fresh mozzarella , torn into bite sized pieces
  • Reduced balsamic vinegar , about 1 tbsp
  • Extra virgin olive oil , 1 to 2 tbsp
  • salt and fresh ground black pepper to taste


  • Reduce balsamic vinegar on the stovetop on low heat, stirring occasionally, (I measured out 1/2 cup and reduced it 50%), 10 to 20 minutes. Let cool, refrigerate any leftovers.
  • Assemble salad in a shallow bowl or on a plate as desired, add salt and pepper, then drizzle with good extra virgin olive oil and then the reduced balsamic vinegar.
  • Serve cold.


Calories: 192kcal