Melon, Mozzarella, and Mint Caprese Salad

Melon Mozzarella Mint Caprese Salad

Serves 4


½ cup seedless blackberry jam or preserves 
¼ cup balsamic vinegar 
1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil, plus more for drizzling 
1 small cantaloupe  
1 small honeydew  
1 bunch small radishes 
8 ounces small, fresh mozzarella balls (ciliegine size) 
1 large bunch mint 
1 pint fresh blackberries


  1. Whisk together blackberry jam, balsamic vinegar, and olive oil in a small bowl. Season with salt and pepper and set aside.
  2. Using a melon baller, scoop out flesh of cantaloupe and honeydew. Slice radishes into
    ⅛-inch thick rounds.
  3. Toss together melon balls, radishes, mozzarella, mint, and blackberries. Arrange on a serving plate, then drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle with coarse salt. Serve alongside blackberry balsamic vinaigrette.