Heirloom Tomato & Mozzarella Salad

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A fresh heirloom tomato and mozzarella salad is one of my favor summer dishes. It’s light, tasty and takes me back to my summer spent studying abroad in Florence, Italy. Since heirloom tomatoes are a summer fruit, I be sure and take extra advantage of them during these next two months. This isn’t a ground-breaking recipe, but one I love to make! The pretty colors of the heirlooms make the salad that much more appealing.

Heirloom Tomato & Mozzarella Salad

ingredients:
1 1/2 lb baby heirloom tomatoes, halved or quartered
6 oz mozzarella cheese, torn into pieces
1 handful fresh basil
olive oil
salt & fresh pepper

directions:
Arrange the tomatoes on a large plate. Add the mozzarella and basil to the plate and drizzle with desired amount of olive oil. Season with salt and pepper.

Enjoy!

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24 Comments

  1. June 16, 2015 / 6:20 am

    One of the best and freshest salads to make in the summer!! I’m going add your little touches with the basil!! xo, Biana –BlovedBoston

  2. June 16, 2015 / 7:08 am

    This looks delish, but I’d add in a little avocado. lol Im pretty sure I say that about everything! xo

  3. June 16, 2015 / 7:39 am

    This is the BEST. I just acquired a taste for tomatoes so this is my first tomato summer!! <3 Cannot wait.

  4. June 16, 2015 / 7:41 am

    One of my all time favorite salads!!

  5. June 16, 2015 / 8:51 am

    This looks perfect and so refreshing for these hot summer days!

  6. June 16, 2015 / 9:06 am

    Looks delicious and so refreshing!! We are growing tomatoes and basil in our urban garden so I’ll have to try this when I have some tomatoes. Thank you for sharing Ashley! 🙂

  7. June 16, 2015 / 9:19 am

    This is my favorite summer side dish! We have it at least once a week!

  8. June 16, 2015 / 9:49 am

    This is my favorite summer salad – it’s so delicious and even looks pretty on the plate!

  9. June 16, 2015 / 10:13 am

    Oh my goodness, this looks so amazing. I love a good heirloom tomato salad!!! And fresh basil is so delicious, too!

  10. June 16, 2015 / 11:03 am

    That looks like the perfect summer salad – especially for this crazy heat.

  11. jillian
    June 16, 2015 / 11:10 am

    yummm this looks amazing! perfect for summer and this HEAT! xo jillian

  12. June 16, 2015 / 12:56 pm

    that looks so so so good! Making tonight 🙂

    xx,
    Lauren
    FashionablyLo

  13. June 16, 2015 / 2:05 pm

    That salad looks incredible and perfect with turkey burgers for an easy weeknight dinner! And everything tastes better with fresh basil. YUM! Definitely making this one this week!

  14. June 16, 2015 / 2:14 pm

    Love this recipe! I make something extremely similar when I’m dying to eat, but don’t want to snack on something unhealthy!

  15. June 17, 2015 / 7:32 am

    This looks incredible! Pinning!

  16. June 17, 2015 / 12:35 pm

    This has summertime all over it. Perfection on a plate!

  17. June 17, 2015 / 12:55 pm

    This looks amazing and so easy to throw together!

  18. June 24, 2015 / 8:41 pm

    This is my favorite summer dish, I could eat it for every meal and be very happy! Xo, Stephanie