Fresh Mozzarella and Stacked Heirloom Tomato Salad with Green Chile-Cilantro Oil and Chipotle Vinegar

Total Time:
20 min
Prep:
20 min

Yield:
4 servings
Level:
Easy

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Ingredients
  • 4 ripe heirloom tomatoes (different varieties and colors) or beefsteak tomatoes, sliced 1/4-inch thick
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 pound fresh buffalo mozzarella, sliced 1/4-inch thick
  • Green Chile-Cilantro Oil, recipe follows
  • Chipotle Vinegar, recipe follows
  • Green Chile-Cilantro Oil:
  • 2 cups extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 poblano chile, grilled, peeled, stemmed, and coarsely chopped
  • 1/4 cup cilantro leaves
  • Salt
  • Chipotle Vinegar:
  • 1 cup red wine vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons chipotle pepper puree
  • Salt
Directions

Place a tomato slice on each of 4 plates. Season with salt and pepper. Top with a slice of cheese and repeat to make 3 layers, like a Napoleon with 3 tomato slices and 2 slices of cheese. Drizzle with the Green Chile-Cilantro Oil and Chipotle Vinegar and serve.

Green Chile-Cilantro Oil:

Combine all ingredients in a blender and blend for 5 minutes.

Chipotle Vinegar:

Blend all ingredients in a blender until smooth.

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