Tomato and Mozzarella Salad

Tomato and Mozzarella Salad
Recipe type: salads
  • 4 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • ¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 6 medium-sized slicing tomatoes
  • ¾ pound fresh mozzarella
  • ½ cup torn fresh basil
  • ¼ cup chopped flat-leaf parsley
  • Freshly ground pepper
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  1. In a small glass measuring cup, combine the garlic with the olive oil.
  2. Let the flavors combine for at least 30 minutes and up to 1 hour.
  3. Strain the oil and discard the garlic.
  4. Cut the tomatoes into slices about ½ –inch thick.
  5. Cut the mozzarella into slices about ¼-inch and about the same size as the tomatoes.
  6. Arrange the slices of tomatoes and cheese on a large platter, overlapping and alternating the slices.
  7. Drizzle the garlic-infused oil over the tomato and cheese
  8. Sprinkle on the basil and parsley.
  9. Add salt and pepper to taste.