Fresh Mozzarella-Strawberry Caprese Salad

Wisconsin Cheese Fresh Mozzarella-Strawberry Caprese Salad Recipe
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Active Time
30 Minutes


Honey-Balsamic Vinaigrette:



Look for the Proudly Wisconsin Badge when shopping for cheese. Any brand of Wisconsin Fresh Mozzarella can be used in this recipe.


Honey-Balsamic Vinaigrette:

  1. Whisk balsamic vinegar and honey in a small bowl. Slowly whisk in olive oil. Season with salt and pepper to taste.


  1. Combine spinach and basil in a large bowl; toss with half of the vinaigrette.
  2. Place half of the spinach mixture into a serving bowl. Top with half of the strawberries, tomatoes and fresh mozzarella ciliegine. Drizzle with half of the remaining vinaigrette. Repeat layers, starting with the spinach mixture.
  3. Cut fresh mozzarella log lengthwise into 1/4-inch slices. Cut slices with a bunny-shaped cookie cutter, about 2 inches. Garnish salad with bunnies and basil.

Cheesemonger Tip

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Do you have questions when shopping for cheese? Ask the cheesemonger! A cheesemonger specializes in the buying and selling of high-quality cheese, usually available in the specialty section of a grocery store or cheese shop. Knowledgeable and passionate, a cheesemonger is a go-to resource for cheese varieties and pairings, proper cheese storage and handling, its cooking applications and cheese brand information.

Fresh, milky mozzarella cheese is available in a variety of sizes, including perline (pearl size), ciliegine (cherry size), medallions and bocconcini (medal size), and ovoline (egg size). You can also find it in logs, 8-ounce balls and sliced.

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