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Fresh Mozzarella and Tomato

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Fresh Mozzarella and Tomato
  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 30 min
  • Servings 4
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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!
Updated Oct 6, 2010

Ingredients

  • 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

Steps

  • 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.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    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

260 Calories, 18g Total Fat, 16g Protein, 8g Total Carbohydrate, 4g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
260
Calories from Fat
170
Total Fat
18g
28%
Saturated Fat
8g
41%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
30mg
10%
Sodium
310mg
13%
Potassium
360mg
10%
Total Carbohydrate
8g
3%
Dietary Fiber
2g
6%
Sugars
4g
Protein
16g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
30%
30%
Vitamin C
25%
25%
Calcium
45%
45%
Iron
4%
4%
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 Choice
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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