Mozzarella Tomato & Basil Salad
Give your meal a new look by adding this simple salad that combines classic flavors of creamy fresh mozzarella, tomatoes and basil.
fresh or buffalo if possible
fresh ripe beefsteak or heirloom
red wine or balsamic
olive oil, extra-virgin
good quality (more or less to taste)
Slice cheese to about the same thickness you will slice the tomatoes.
On large platter, arrange alternate slices of cheese and tomatoes.
Sprinkle with basil.
Combine vinegar, salt, pepper and olive oil in a small bowl or measuring cup.
Drizzle over tomatoes and cheese.
Let marinate at room temperature for up to 1 hour before serving.
First published: 1996-01-27 last updated: 2015-04-22