Cherry Tomato, Basil and Mozzarella Salad
A quick and easy summer salad is made with sweet and juicy cherry tomatoes, fresh and aromatic basil and mozzarella, then tossed with a balsamic vinaigrette. Fresh mozzarella is always the best, but feel free to use normal mozzarella if you don't have any fresh one on hand.
ripe, halved, 2 cups
minced or pressed, small clove
olive oil, extra-virgin
salt and black pepper
cut into 1/4-inch cubes, or fresh and torn
leaves, fresh, thinly sliced
In a mixing bowl, add the cherry tomatoes, basil and cheese.
In a small bowl, whisk together garlic, vinegar, olive oil, salt and black pepper to taste until well blended.
Pour the vinaigrette over the salad.
Gently toss until well combined and coated.