Recipe courtesy of Gourmet Magazine

Tomato, Mozzarella and Basil Salad

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  • Total: 12 min
  • Prep: 12 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
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2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil

6 tablespoons balsamic vinegar

2 teaspoons minced garlic

1/2 teaspoon English dry mustard

1/4 teaspoon sugar

Salt, to taste

Pepper, to taste

2 large vine-ripened tomatoes, cut into 1/4-inch-thick slices

1/2 pound mozzarella cheese (preferrably fresh), cut into 1/4-inch-thick slices

10 large fresh basil leaves, sliced thin


  1. In a small bowl whisk together oil, vinegar, garlic, mustard, sugar, and salt and pepper to taste. On a platter arrange tomato slices alternately with mozzarella and top with basil. Drizzle salad with vinaigrette.

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