Saturday, July 23, 2011

Tomato, Basil, & Mozzarella Salad - White Christmas in July - Day 3

With fresh tomatoes and basil ripe in the garden, it's the perfect time to have a red, green, and white salad.  This recipe for Italian Tomato, Basil, and Mozzarella Salad is from Quick Free Recipes.


Italian Tomato, Basil and Mozzarella Salad
(serves 3)

Ingredients

3 beefsteak red tomatoes
Approximately 3 ounces fresh sliced mozzarella
1 handful of shredded basil leaves
2 teaspoons olive oil
Cracked black pepper (if desired)
Crusty bread to serve

Directions

1. Slice tomatoes crosswise into 1/2 inch thick slices.

2. Arrange each sliced tomato on each salad plate. Sprinkle the mozzarella on top of each tomato, then put the fresh basil leaves on top each tomato also.

3. Drizzle olive oil over the tops and add a dash of pepper. Enjoy! Serve with crusty bread.

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1 comment:

Marcia (One Heart) said...

Ann, how'd you know this is one of my favorite salads of all time. Yes, it is so refreshing and so very festive for our party theme. I love it. You are so sweet to bring us something new every day. Muah! Blessings to you, my dear.