Tomato Mozzarella Salad with fresh basil! Recipe via

Tomato Mozzarella Salad

Tomato slices are layered with fresh mozzarella slices and fragrant basil in this summer salad. 

Course Salad
Cuisine French
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 143 kcal


  • 8 oz fresh mozzarella (226 grams) cut into 8 slices
  • 1.5 heirloom tomatoes cut for a total of 8 thick slices
  • fresh basil to garnish
  • olive oil (about 1 U.S. tbsp) to drizzle on top
  • balsamic vinegar (about 1 U.S. tbsp) to drizzle on top
  • sea salt
  • freshly ground pepper


  1. Layer the mozzarella slices with tomato slices, alternating between the two. Allow the salad to rest at room temperature for about 10 minutes before serving. 

  2. Drizzle olive oil all over the cheese and tomatoes. Follow with an equal drizzle of balsamic vinegar. Add a fresh grind of sea salt and pepper to the salad before garnishing with basil leaves.