Peach Salad with Mozzarella Pearls

A bowl of peach salad with mozzarella pearls.Celebrate the flavors of summer with this sweet, tangy, spicy, savory peach salad with mozzarella pearls with a honey dressing!

A bowl of peach salad with mozzarella pearls.

Get ready to fall in love with our Peach Salad with Mozzarella Pearls! This vibrant and refreshing salad is a perfect blend of juicy fruits, crisp veggies, and creamy mozzarella, all drizzled with an irresistible tangy and sweet balsamic dressing.

A bowl of peach salad with mozzarella pearls.

What is Peach Salad with Mozzarella Pearls?

Our peach Salad with Mozzarella Pearls is a mouthwatering medley of ripe peaches, heirloom tomatoes, spicy jalapenos, Persian cucumbers, and fresh basil, topped with creamy mozzarella pearls. We think this salad is a celebration of summer’s best produce, bringing together sweet, spicy, and savory flavors in every bite!

Then we tie everything together beautifully with a dressing that combines rich olive oil with balsamic vinegar and honey. Perfect for picnics, barbecues, or a light lunch, this salad is destined to become one of your seasonal favorites!

Ingredients You Need

  • Ripe Peaches – These beauties are pitted and cubed for a juicy, sweet foundation to the salad.
  • Heirloom Tomatoes – High-quality tomatoes add a burst of color and tangy flavor.
  • Jalapeno – These are seeded and diced to give the salad a spicy kick. Be sure to dice them evenly so the spice is evenly dispersed in the salad. 
  • Persian Cucumbers – These cucumbers add a refreshing crunch to every bite!
  • Fresh Basil Leaves – Basil infuses the salad with aromatic, herbal notes.
  • Mozzarella Pearls – These are little gems of creamy, cheesy goodness!
  • Olive Oil – This oil creates a rich and smooth dressing. You can also use other neutrally flavored oils.
  • Balsamic Vinegar – We love the tangy and slightly sweet depth that balsamic vinegar adds to the dressing.
  • Honey – We use honey for a touch of natural sweetness to balance all the flavors.
  • Salt – Salt makes all of the other ingredients in the dressing pop!
  • Black Pepper – Ground pepper adds subtle heat and depth to the salad.
  • Balsamic Glaze – Just a little drizzle of balsamic glaze gives the salad a sweet finishing touch. 

How to Make Peach Salad with Mozzarella Pearls

  1. Combine the Fresh Ingredients. In a large bowl, mix together the peaches, tomatoes, jalapeno, cucumbers, basil, and mozzarella pearls.
  2. Create the Dressing. Add the olive oil, balsamic vinegar, honey, salt, and pepper to a separate bowl and stir until completely combined.
  3. Dress the Salad. Add the dressing to the salad, completely coating the fresh ingredients.
  4. Garnish and Serve. Drizzle with balsamic glaze just before serving for an extra burst of flavor.

Variations

  • Avocado – Add diced avocado just before serving for an extra creamy texture and some healthy fats.
  • Feta – For a tangier cheese option, sprinkle on feta instead.
  • Mint – Mint can give the salad a bright, refreshing twist.
  • Protein – To make it a more filling meal, add proteins like chicken or shrimp.

Can I Store Leftovers?

We like this salad served fresh, but you can store leftovers for a short period of time in the fridge. The juicy ingredients may cause the salad to become slightly soggy if stored too long.

To refrigerate, store the salad in an airtight container in the fridge for up to one day.

We don’t recommend freezing because the ingredients do not thaw well. 

More Scrumptious Salad Recipes

We love to dig into salads that are chock-full of flavor! Check out more of our favorites that are total upgrades to standard salads: 

Mediterranean Cobb Salad

Shirazi Salad

Mediterranean Tuna Salad

Black Bean and Corn Salad with a Sweet and Spicy Dressing

A bowl of peach salad with mozzarella pearls.
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Peach Salad with Mozzarella Pearls

Celebrate the flavors of summer with this sweet, tangy, spicy, savory peach salad with mozzarella pearls with a honey dressing!
Prep Time10 minutes
Total Time10 minutes
Course: Appetizer, Side
Cuisine: American
Keyword: peach caprese salad, peach caprese salad recipe, peach salad
Servings: 2 servings
Author: Food Dolls

Ingredients

  • 2 ripe peaches pitted and cubed
  • 2 cups heirloom tomatoes diced
  • 1 jalapeño seeded and diced
  • 2 Persian cucumbers chopped
  • 1 1/2 cups fresh basil leaves chopped
  • 1 8 ounce container of mozzarella pearls, drained
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 Tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 2 Tablespoons honey
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • Balsamic glaze for serving

Instructions

  • Combine the peaches, tomatoes, jalapeno, cucumbers, basil, and mozzarella pearls in a large bowl.
    2 ripe peaches, 2 cups heirloom tomatoes, 1 jalapeño, 2 Persian cucumbers, 1 1/2 cups fresh basil leaves, 1 8 ounce container of mozzarella pearls, drained
  • In a small bowl, whisk together the olive oil, balsamic vinegar, salt, pepper, and honey.
    1/4 cup olive oil, 2 Tablespoons balsamic vinegar, 2 Tablespoons honey, ½ teaspoon salt, ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • Pour the dressing over the salad and toss to combine.
  • Garnish with balsamic glaze.
    Balsamic glaze

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