Jim Hagy prepared one of Chef's Market's Fresh special summer salads: Peach Caprese (see recipe below) Chef's Market Catering & Restaurant is located at 900 Conference Dr., Goodlettsville, TN 37072. For more information or menu details visit www.chefsmarket.com or call (615) 851-2433. Look for Chef’s Market on Facebook and @chefs_market on Twitter and Instagram.
Summer Peach Caprese Salad
2 each white chilled peaches
2 each yellow chilled peaches
2 each 4 ounce fresh mozzarella balls
10 fresh basil leaves, cut 6 of the 10 into thin strips and leave 4 whole for garnish
4 each strawberries, finely diced
1 tsp smoked sea salt
1 1/4 cup of balsamic reduction (recipe below)
Cut peaches and mozzarella balls into wedges. Alternating the yellow peaches, white peaches and mozzarella balls create a circle on the plate. Sprinkle basil and strawberries on top. Drizzle with balsamic reduction. Garnish with sea salt and fresh basil.
Yield: 1/2 cup
1 cup of balsamic vinegar
1 Tbsp of honey or maple syrup
Add the balsamic vinegar and honey or syrup to a small pot. Bring it to a boil, then reduce the heat and simmer for 10 to 15 minutes. Use immediately or store in a sealed container under refrigeration.