Tomato Basil Salad with Fresh Mozzarella

Tomato Basil Salad with Fresh Mozzarella

The sweetest tomatoes and fragrant basil come together in this simple late summer salad.   Serve as a side or atop a bed of greens for a beautiful salad.   No extra dressing necessary.  The juice from the tomatoes combined with the EVOO and Balsamic Vinegar make the most delicious dressing for your leaves.  This salad is best served immediately.

Fresh Tomatoes, cherry type or slicing

Fresh Basil

Fresh Mozzarella

1 garlic clove, finely diced

Organic Roots EVOO

Balsamic Vinegar


Slice small fruit tomatoes in half or quarters.   Larger slicing tomatoes can be chopped into 1″ pieces.   Place in bowl.    Finely slice the fresh Basil and add to the tomatoes.   Dice fresh Mozzarella into 1/2″ chunks and add to bowl.    Add finely diced garlic and give everything a gentle toss.  Drizzle with EVOO and Balsamic Vinegar.  Season with salt, gently toss and serve immediately.