During the summer, you can find heirloom tomatoes at many farmer’s markets or at Whole Foods. If not, just use your favorite red tomatoes in this recipe.
6 Heirloom tomatoes
1 lb fresh mozzarella cheese
1/2 cup basil – chopped in ribbons
3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
Freshly grated black pepper
Slice the tomatoes and mozzarella (approximately ½ inch thick). Arrange on a serving platter and toss basil leaves on top. Drizzle with olive oil and add salt and fresh pepper to taste. Serve at room temperature.