Tricolor Tomato Caprese Salad
Cuisine: Italian
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Serves: 6
  • 6 medium tomatoes
  • 12 oz. mozzarella cheese
  • A bunch of basil leaves
  • 2 tbsp. “reduced” or regular balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tbsp. olive oil
  • ½ tsp. dried oregano
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  1. Using a sharp knife, cut the tomatoes into 3 slices.
  2. Drain the liquid from the mozzarella, if necessary, and cut into thin slices.
  3. In a baking dish, layer the tomatoes, mozzarella slices, and basil leaves, making sure each stack has a slice of cheese on top.
  4. Place the baking dish under a pre-heated broiler for 3 to 5 minutes. Add more time if you would like the cheese to melt a bit more. Transfer to a serving dish or individual serving plates.
  5. Mix the balsamic vinegar, olive oil and oregano. Drizzle over to the Caprese salad, season with a pinch of salt and pepper.
  6. Garnish with basil leaves.
Recipe by Lani Cooks at