Colorado Peach Caprese, Celebrate Local Campaign Featured Recipe

Colorado Peach Caprese

Serves: 2-3 (as an appetizer or salad)

Recipe by: Sara Parsons

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Colorado Peach Caprese

Ingredients:

2 fresh, local* vine-ripe tomatoes, finely diced

2-3 fresh, local* peaches, sliced

3 Tablespoons fresh, local* basil leaves, finely chopped

¼ Cup local* goat cheese

1 Tablespoon olive oil

  1. In a medium mixing bowl, combine the tomatoes, basil, and olive oil.
  2. The peaches may be served sliced (as pictured), or feel free to dice them and add them to the tomato-basil salad and enjoy the caprese with your favorite toasted bread!
  3. Upon serving, crumble the goat cheese over the top of the tomato-basil salad. Drizzle with Balsamic Syrup. Enjoy!

Balsamic Syrup:

Ingredients:

½ Cup balsamic vinegar

3 Tablespoons local* honey

  1. In a small saucepan, add the vinegar and honey. Whisk to combine and bring to a boil.
  2. Reduce the heat to medium-low. Allow the mixture to simmer for 10 minutes, whisking often.
  3. Remove the saucepan from the heat and allow the syrup to cool and thicken for approximately 2-5 minutes (until it is thick like syrup).
  4. Drizzle over the top of the caprese before serving.

*Find local ingredients at a farmers market nearest you. If in Denver, visit our , the Union Station Farmers Market, a Celebrate Local Campaign partner!

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