Winter Caprese Salad

  • 2 Large Tangerines or blood oranges, peeled and cut into 4 slices
  • 2 medium tomatoes, cored and cut into 4 slices
  • Fresh mozzarella, torn
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper
  • Balsamic glaze
  • Extra-virgin olive oil
  • Chopped fresh chives or basil


On a large plate, arrange tangerines/blood oranges and tomatoes with mozzarella.

Season with salt and pepper, then drizzle lightly with Balsamic glaze and generously with oil.

Sprinkle with chopped chives or basil and serve.

Recipe: Joyce Conway

Photo: Cindy Ramsey

The Winter Caprese Salad is a delightful variation of the classic Italian Caprese, uniquely tailored to capture the essence of the Amalfi Coast even during the colder months. This seasonal twist features ripe tomatoes, creamy mozzarella, and vibrant basil, but it adds a wintery touch with additions like citrus fruit and a drizzle of balsamic glaze. The Amalfi Coast, renowned for its fresh produce and culinary finesse, inspires this adaptation by embracing the flavors of the season while staying true to the Mediterranean tradition. Each crisp bite of the Winter Caprese Salad transports you to the coastal paradise, where the charm of the Amalfi Coast is encapsulated in the combination of sun-kissed ingredients, offering a taste of winter infused with the coastal spirit.