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Citrus Caprese Salad with Honey Vinaigrette ~ my winter riff on the classic caprese salad, with bright juicy citrus fruit standing in for the tomatoes.


serves 4

Total time

0 minutes


Sides, Lunch


  • assorted citrus fruits...allow one piece of fruit per person, at least
  • fresh basil leaves
  • 1 8-oz ball of fresh mozzarella cheese (sliced)
  • sea salt and fresh cracked black pepper to taste
  • honey vinaigrette
  • 3 tbsp white balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • pinch salt


  1. Slice the citrus fruit thickly, about 1/2 inch. Remove the peel with a small serrated knife or kitchen shears. Remove any seeds.
  2. Layer the fruit on individual plates or in a serving bowl or platter, alternating with the sliced cheese and basil leaves.
  3. Sprinkle everything with some salt and pepper, then drizzle with the dressing. Serve immediately.
  4. To make the dressing just shake or whisk the ingredients together. Taste to adjust.
  5. View the recipe instructions at The View From the Great Island

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