Monday, August 18, 2008

Heirloom Caprese Salad

I love heirloom tomatoes. They are so delicious. This weekend I bought three--a deep red one, a red one, and a yellow one. Here is the recipe for the salad I made using them.

3 tricolored heirloom tomatoes
20 fresh basil leaves
2 tsp. grated red onion
1 tsp grated green apple
1/4 c. basil oil (regular olive oil will work)
2 tblsp. sherry vinegar
2 balls of the Mozerella di buffelo
salt and pepper to taste

1. Mix the grated onions and apple with the oil and vinegar. Shake well. Taste the dressing and add salt and pepper as desired.

2. Slice the tomatoes and cheese into equally thick slices.

3. Stack the tomatoes, cheese, basil, until you have about 6 layers. Pour the dressing on top and around.

Then eat it. :)

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