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Garlic-Basil Tomatoes with Mozzarella

Garlic-Basil Tomatoes with Mozzarella
  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 3 hr 10 min
  • Servings 8

This salad is the perfect showcase for your fresh garden tomatoes and basil! ...MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

4
medium tomatoes, cut into 1/4-inch slices
1/4
cup plus 1 tablespoon olive or vegetable oil
3
tablespoons red wine vinegar
1
tablespoon chopped fresh basil leaves or 1 teaspoon dried basil leaves
1/8
teaspoon salt
3
drops red pepper sauce
2
large garlic cloves, finely chopped
8
ounces fresh mozzarella cheese, sliced
Salad greens, if desired

Steps

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  • 1
    Place tomatoes in glass or plastic dish.
  • 2
    Shake remaining ingredients except cheese and salad greens in tightly covered container. Pour over tomatoes. Cover and refrigerate at least 3 hours to blend flavors, turning occasionally.
  • 3
    Layer cheese alternately with tomatoes on salad greens.

Expert Tips

  • The fresh mozzarella cheese called for in this recipe is a soft white cheese with a mild, delicate flavor. It has a different flavor than regular mozzarella and can be found in Italian markets, cheese shops and some supermarkets.
  • Tomato and Mozzarella Pitas are as easy as serving this fragrant mixture in pita bread halves.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
170
Calories from Fat
125
% Daily Value
Total Fat
14 g
Saturated Fat
4 g
Cholesterol
15 mg
Sodium
190 mg
Potassium
170 mg
Total Carbohydrate
4 g
Dietary Fiber
1 g
Protein
8 g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
14%
14%
Vitamin C
20%
20%
Calcium
20%
20%
Iron
2%
2%
Exchanges:
1 Vegetable; 1 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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