Heirloom Tomato Basil Mozzarella Salad

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.

INGREDIENTS

6 Heirloom tomatoes

1 lb fresh mozzarella cheese

1/2 cup basil – chopped in ribbons

3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil

Kosher salt

Freshly grated black pepper

PREPARATION

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.