Heirloom Tomato Salad with Mozzarella

Heirloom Tomato Salad with Mozzarella

Courtesy Walt Disney Parks and Resorts
Serves 6

1 1/2 pounds mixed heirloom tomatoes
1/2 pound small fresh mozzarella balls, cut into 1/4-inch-thick slices
1/2 small red onion, very thinly sliced
1/2 cup baby basil leaves (may substitute regular basil leaves)
1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
2 tablespoons ice wine vinegar*
Coarse salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste

1. Wash tomatoes and remove cores. Slice larger tomatoes and quarter smaller ones. Place tomatoes on a large platter and drizzle with oil and vinegar, and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Set aside 3 to 5 minutes.
2. Divide tomatoes among serving plates. Top with mozzarella, onion, and basil. Drizzle oil and vinegar from platter over tomatoes and season to taste with additional salt and pepper.
*Ice wine vinegar can be found in specialty foods stores. You may substitute seasoned rice vinegar for a similar flavor.


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