Mozzarella Tomato and Basil Salad
2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
3 cloves fresh garlic, minced
1/2 cup olive oil
1/4 cup fresh basil leaves, chopped
1 teaspoon ground pepper
4 large, ripe tomatoes
1 pound (16 ounces) Wisconsin Fresh mozzarella cheese
18 fresh basil leaves
Fresh ground pepper to taste
In a small bowl, whisk together all salad dressing ingredients.
Slice tomatoes into wedges. Drain fresh Mozzarella from brine; cut into 1/4 inch slices. Arrange tomatoes, Mozzarella and fresh basil leaves on individual plates; drizzle with salad dressing. Let stand 10 minutes to blend flavors. Sprinkle with fresh ground pepper.