You are here: Home » Recipes » Basil and Heirloom Tomato Salad Basil and Heirloom Tomato Salad Recipe by Relish ContributorKitchen Tested Yield 4 servings When your basil is knee-high in the garden and tomatoes are at their peak, make with quick-and-easy salad. PrintEmail Serve with fresh Italian or French bread rounds. Ingredients 1 pound fresh mozzarella, sliced 1/4 inch thick2 medium heirloom tomatoes, sliced 1/4 inch thick12 large basil leaves, julienned1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil1/4 cup red wine vinegar Salt and fresh-ground black pepper, to taste Instructions Make alternating layers of cheese and tomato slices on a serving plate (alternate colors if using different-colored tomatoes). Sprinkle basil over the top. Drizzle with oil and vinegar. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.