Wheatless Wednesday Tomatoes, Mozzarella & Peaches with Balsamic Reduction

Here is a twist on the ubiquitous Caprese Salad, with the addition of sliced ripe peaches which adds sweetness and a drizzle of rich balsamic reduction to up your game. This salad is fast, easy and flavorful. This is for those of you who have been out in your gardens picking buckets full of ripe tomatoes. Enjoy the last yummy bits of summer!

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Summertime favorite, Caprese Salad goes rogue with sliced ripe peaches and a drizzle of velvety rich balsamic reduction. This colorful combo was the brainchild of my son, Eric.  I had recently purchased a flat of perfectly ripe peaches and I am lucky enough to have a constant supply of lovely heirloom tomatoes from my garden in shades of red, yellow and even striped green.  The peaches add a nice sweetness to the traditional tomatoes and mozzarella and the balsamic reduction is the piece de resistance.  Of course, you can drizzle with a balsamic vinaigrette which is easy and delicious, but the reduction is worth the minimal effort.  In only 10 minutes or so, balsamic vinegar is transformed into a richly flavored syrup that can be drizzled on almost anything to enhance its natural flavors.  I also love using a variety of colors for an exceptionally colorful presentation.

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