Grilled Heirloom Tomato Caprese Salad

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

12 ounces fresh mozzarella cheese 

1 tablespoon olive oil, plus additional for oiling grates 

Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper 

1/4 cup balsamic vinegar 

2 tablespoons brown sugar 

1 tablespoon honey 

1 bunch fresh basil leaves 


  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.