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Tomato Basil Mozzarella Salad

Tomato Basil Mozzarella Salad

Tomato Basil Mozzarella Salad adds a touch of elegance to a meal. Serve it before the main course and your guests will “ohh and ahh”


Tomatoes – a good slicing like big boy, Cherokee poll, early girl etc. , sliced
Fresh basil, leaves carefully chopped as not to bruise
Fresh mozzarella cheese, sliced
Extra virgin olive oil
Balsamic wine vinegar
Salt and pepper


Rotate the tomato slices with the mozzarella and basil.  Sprinkle extra virgin olive oil over the salad.

Add a dash of balsamic vinegar and a very light sprinkling of salt and pepper.

For a completely different flavor, you can add thin slices of Parmesan to the mozzarella.

Look at other tomato recipes https://traderscreek.com/recipes/recipe-index/

Blackberry Vinaigrette Recipe

Blackberry Vinaigrette

This blackberry vinaigrette is a great summertime salad dressing. Try it with homemade apple cider vinegar and enjoy.


1/3 cup Apple Cider Vinegar
1/2 cup Extra virgin olive oil
2 Tbsp. Sugar
1 cup fresh blackberries


To Make your blackberry vinaigrette, start by whisking together vinegar, oil and sugar in a medium bowl until well mixed. Stir in blackberries, and season with salt and pepper to taste if desired. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour, or until ready to serve. Serve at room temperature.

Makes about 1-3/4 cups

Serve this light and refreshing vinaigrette over a spring mix salad or fresh fruit salad. If desired, substitute blackberries with strawberries.

Place all ingredients in leak-proof jar or container, and shake vigorously until well mixed.

Can be made a day ahead. Cover and store in refrigerator until ready to serve. Store in refrigerator for up to 1 week. Serve at room temperature.