Fresh Mozzarella and Tomato

Fresh Mozzarella and Tomato

Looking for a quick appetizer idea? Then check out this cheese and fresh tomatoes recipe that requires no cooking at all and is ready in just 30 minutes!

Prep Time

10

Minutes

Total Time

30

Minutes

Makes

4

servings

4
medium tomatoes, cut into 1/4-inch slices
8
oz fresh mozzarella cheese, cut into 1/4-inch slices
2
tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
2
tablespoons balsamic or red wine vinegar
2
tablespoons chopped fresh basil leaves
Freshly ground pepper
  1. On round plate, arrange tomato and cheese slices alternately. Drizzle oil and vinegar over tomatoes and cheese. Sprinkle with basil and pepper.
  2. Let stand at room temperature 20 minutes to blend flavors. Cover and refrigerate leftovers.
Makes 4 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Ripe tomatoes at their peak of flavor are essential to this simple but satisfying combination. Those mealy, weak-colored tomatoes just won't do, thank you. Serve with breadsticks and a nice medium- to light-bodied red wine.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 260
    • (Calories from Fat 170),
  • Total Fat 18g
    • (Saturated Fat 8g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 30mg;
  • Sodium 310mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 8g
    • (Dietary Fiber 2g,
    • Sugars 4g),
  • Protein 16g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 0 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 1 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.