Simple traditional Italian salad consisting of heirloom tomatoes, fresh mozzarella and balsamic reduction. Great as a starter, or a side salad, this recipe is sure to compliment any Italian meal.
3 Large Heirloom Tomatoes
1 Large Fresh Mozzarella Ball
1 Bunch Fresh Basil
Salt + Pepper
Cut heirloom tomatoes into thick slices.
Cut fresh mozzarella into thin slices
Pull basil leaves from branch (if any)
Balsamic Reduction: Take one 750ml bottle of balsamic vinegar and place into small sauce pan. Cook over low heat until the reduction coats the back of a spoon. Store in a jar or squeeze bottle sealed with plastic wrap to retain freshness.
Alternate tomato slice, mozzarella, basil. Tomato slice, mozzarella, basil. Until you have created a large circle. Once plating is completed, drizzle balsamic reduction and olive oil over salad. Season with salt and fresh cracked pepper.