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Tomato and Mozzarella Salad - Recipe

Tangy and sweet flavors blend well with the fresh mozzarella to provide a wonderful summer salad as an entree or a side dish. Fresh tomatoes provide a garden-fresh flavor to any recipe. Let our All About Tomatoes guide you on how to prepare them.
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Tomato and Mozzarella Salad Recipe
  • Slice tomatoes into medium width slices. Slice fresh mozzarella into slices that are similar in width to the tomatoes.
  • Place tomatoes and mozzarella on a plate, alternating the tomatoes with the slices of cheese. Sprinkle salt, pepper, and herbs over the cheese and tomatoes.
  • Prepare vinaigrette by whisking together the vinegar and the olive oil. Drizzle the vinaigrette over all ingredients on the serving plate.
  • Garnish with basil leaves, if desired, and serve.
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 4
-4 large ripe tomatoes, sliced
-8 ounces fresh mozzarella cheese
-1 teaspoon fresh basil - use extra leaves for garnish
-1 teaspoon fresh oregano
-1 pinch kosher salt--or season to taste
-1 pinch fresh ground pepper - or season to taste
-3 tablespoons balsamic or red wine vinegar
-1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil