Basil and Heirloom Tomato Salad

  • Yield: 4 servings

Serve with fresh Italian or French bread rounds.


1pound fresh mozzarella, sliced 1/4 inch thick
2medium heirloom tomatoes, sliced 1/4 inch thick
12large basil leaves, julienned
1/4cup extra-virgin olive oil
1/4cup red wine vinegar
Salt and fresh-ground black pepper, to taste


  1. 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.

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Calories 499
  • Fat 38g
  • Saturated Fat 16g
  • Cholesterol 60mg
  • Sodium 770mg
  • Carbohydrate 7g
  • Fiber .52g
  • Sugars 2g
  • Protein 29g