Balsamic Caramelized Onion Caprese

This homage to an Italian staple features sweet caramelized onions sautéed in balsamic vinegar, spooned over cut watermelon and slices of creamy buffalo mozzarella. Garnish with fresh basil for a delicious, light summer salad.

Recipe courtesy National Watermelon Promotion Board

 

Balsamic Caramelized Onion Caprese
Balsamic Caramelized Onion Caprese
Servings
8servings
Servings
8servings
Ingredients
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Instructions
  1. In a large heavy skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat.
  2. Add onions and sauté for about 5 minutes until onions are golden in colour and slightly toasted.
  3. Reduce heat to medium. Add the vermouth and sugar to the pan and simmer until most of the liquid has evaporated from the pan.
  4. Stir in the balsamic and sauté another few minutes. Remove from heat and cool.
  5. Alternate slices of mozzarella and watermelon on a serving platter or up to 4 individual salad plates.
  6. Spoon onion mixture over watermelon and mozzarella slices. Garnish with fresh basil.
Recipe Notes

Per Serving: About  440 cal, 13 g pro, 21 g total fat (9 g sat fat), 50 g carb, 3 g fibre, 45 mg chol, 45 mg sodium.