Contestant Trace Barnett's dish, Grilled Heirloom Tomato Caprese Salad, for the challenge #SnackandaHack, as seen on Star Salvation for Food Network Star, Season 13.
Recipe courtesy of Trace Barnett

Grilled Heirloom Tomato Caprese Salad

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 25 min
  • Active: 25 min
  • Yield: 2 to 4 servings



  1. Slice the tomatoes and mozzarella into 1/4-inch-thick slices.
  2. Prepare a grill for cooking over medium heat. Drizzle the tomato and mozzarella with olive oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Lightly oil the grill grates. Grill the tomato, flipping once, for a couple of minutes on each side.
  3. Whisk together the vinegar, sugar and honey in a small bowl until well combined. Sprinkle with salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Layer the salad by alternating tomato, basil and mozzarella. Drizzle with the balsamic mixture and serve.