Basil, heirloom tomato salad
1 pound fresh mozzarella, sliced 1/4 inch thick
2 medium heirloom tomatoes, sliced 1/4 inch thick
12 large basil leaves, julienned
1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
1/4 cup red wine vinegar
Salt and fresh-ground
black pepper, to taste
Makes 4 servings.
Make alternating layers of cheese and tomato slices on a serving plate (alternate colors if using different-colored tomatoes). Sprinkle basil over the top. Drizzle with oil and vinegar.
Sprinkle with salt and pepper.
Serve with fresh Italian or French bread rounds.
Per serving (without bread rounds): 499 calories, 69 percent calories from fat, 38 grams total fat, 16 grams saturated fat, 60 milligrams cholesterol, 7 grams carbohydrates, .52 gram total fiber, 2 grams total sugars, 6 grams net carbs, 29 grams protein, 770 milligrams sodium.