Easy Keto Caprese Salad with Blackberry Balsamic Drizzle

This keto caprese recipe is one of the easiest recipes you will ever make. It is a low carb and gluten free salad that is perfect for those of you who are on a ketogenic diet. This low carb caprese salad recipe will take you less time to make than a pizza. The beauty of this recipe is that it is so easy to make you will have no excuse not to make it.

I have to say, this  seemed to be the perfect recipe to follow after my previous experience with the pizza and cheese dog recipe.  I’m a little bit of a foodie, and I will admit that I am a bit of a sucker for a good caprese salad . I say it’s a crime that caprese isn’t on the dinner menu at every single restaurant, and that’s why I’m here today to share my tried and true recipe.

I’ve been wanting to make a keto caprese salad, one of my favorite summer salads, for a while, so I finally got around to it. The salad is very simple to make. The dressing is made with just  one ingredient – blackberries!


Summer is written all over this fast and delicious caprese salad!

Summer meals are my favorite! Why? Fresh, gleaming ingredients are often the focus of attention. Many seasonal dishes are also simple and fast to make. This blackberry balsamic-topped caprese keto salad is no exception. Because of the brilliant red tomatoes, soft mozzarella, and chopped basil leaves, it’s very lovely. And the caprese salad’s appearance is not only lovely, but also tasty!


This sugar-free blackberry balsamic vinegar is simple to prepare.

Sugar is abundant in traditional balsamic glaze. Many kinds, in fact, include up to 10 grams of carbs per tablespoon….. Wow! I decided to create a ketone-friendly version of balsamic vinaigrette since it goes well with caprese salad. Only one carbohydrate per tablespoon in this delightfully sweet and perfectly tart blackberry balsamic!



Keto Caprese Salad with Blackberry Balsamic Dressing

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With a wonderful blackberry balsamic dressing, this traditional caprese salad becomes even more keto!

Caprese Salad:

  • 3 tomatoes, medium-sized (or 3 large rump tomatoes)
  • Fresh mozzarella cheese ball, 8 oz.
  • 10-12 leaves of sweet basil, thinly sliced
  • 1 tbsp olive oil (extra virgin) (more if needed)
  • flakes of sea salt, to taste
  • to taste, freshly ground pepper

Drizzle of balsamic blackberries:

  • Brombeer, 1/3 cup (approx. 10 bears)
  • a quarter cup of wine wine, wine, wine
  • 10 ste liquid droplets (or more or less, depending on the taste)
  • *Optional thickener: a sprinkle of xanthan gum (use only if you want a thick glaze).


To make the caprese salad, combine the following ingredients in a mixing bowl.

Cut the tomatoes and fresh mozzarella into half-inch thick slices (I cut the mozzarella balls in half beforehand). Arrange tomato and mozzarella slices on a dish in an alternate pattern. On top, strew the basil. Season with a pinch of sea salt and freshly ground pepper. Drizzle with extra virgin olive oil.

Allow to cool before serving. To taste, drizzle with blackberry balsamic sauce.


To make the blackberry balsamic sauce, combine the blackberries, balsamic vinegar, and sugar.

In a blender, combine the blackberries and red wine vinegar. Whisk the blackberries with the vinegar until they dissolve. To remove seeds, skins, and other foreign objects, strain the mixture over a sieve (or mesh). To taste, sweeten the vinegar mixture with stevia. Add a pinch of xanthan gum and whisk vigorously to mix and thicken for a frosting-like consistency.

Only the minimum nutritional information for salad caprese is given.

The following are the values for blackberry balsamic ice cream:

INFORMATION ON NUTRITION: Demand: 8 servings, 1 tablespoon each serving Quantity per serving: calorie count: 5 1 g total carbs 0 g of dietary fiber, 1 g of net carbs, 0 g of total fat, and 0 g of protein.

Demand: 4 servings, serving size: 4 tomato and mozzarella slices 202 calories per serving | 16 grams of fat | 3 grams of total carbohydrates | 1 gram of fiber | 11 grams of protein | 2 grams of net carbohydrates

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Hip ends:
  • If you don’t have access to a colander or mesh, you can make your own. Tights and coffee filters, in fact, are lifesavers for many individuals.
  • Fold the leaves like sheets of paper to chop fresh basil. The stack should next be gently rolled into a loose cigar form. To create thin strips, cut the roll crosswise with a very sharp knife.
  • Choosing perfectly ripe tomatoes may be challenging. Unripe tomatoes are somewhat lighter in color, whereas juicy tomatoes are more compact. You may also feel the bottom of the stem to see whether the tomato is ripe. The aroma of ripe tomatoes should be robust, somewhat sweet, and earthy.


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Una is a food website blogger motivated by her love of cooking and her passion for exploring the connection between food and culture. With an enthusiasm for creating recipes that are simple, seasonal, and international, she has been able to connect with people around the world through her website. Una's recipes are inspired by her travels across Mexico, Portugal, India, Thailand, Australia and China. In each of these countries she has experienced local dishes while learning about the culture as well as gaining insight into how food can be used as a bridge between different cultures. Her recipes are often creative combinations of traditional ingredients from various different cuisines blended together to create something new.