Fresh Tomato and Mozzarella Salad


  • 3 medium tomatoes
  • 1⁄2 lb fresh mozzarella cheese (if all you can find is the tub, make sure to pat it real dry)
  • 1⁄2 cup torn basil leaves
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 teaspoons balsamic vinegar
  • kosher salt or sea salt, to taste


  1. Cut up the tomatoes and mozzarella into large cubes.
  2. Add basil leaves and drizzle with vinegar and olive oil.
  3. Stir lightly.
  4. Sprinkle with a little salt.
  5. Chill at least one hour.
  6. Store in refrigerator.