TBM Salad

July 6, 2010   
I absolutely love fresh mozzarella AND I absolutely love basil. and I love tomatoes when they taste sweet.. and not like dirt. This may seem strange, but sometimes I think they taste horrible and like dirt!! 

On a better note, I love Tomato, Basil and Mozzarella salad with vinaigrette dressing. I think I could eat this every single day of my life, and NEVER get sick of it! I have fresh basil that I am growing and boy does it taste and smell amazingggg.
I will share a recipe, it's fool proof, simple, and really easy!

Tomato, Basil, & Mozzarella Salad
(to serve 3 or 4 people)

1 package of fresh mozzarella balls, or get a giant ball and cut it into bite sized pieces
1 package of grape or cherry tomatos or cut up a big one
1 small bunch of basil - roll leaves into a bunch and thinly slice
1/4 cup of balsamic vinaigrette dressing

In a bowl combine mozarella, tomatos, basil and dressing! 
I like to chill mine in the fridge, but you can eat it straight away.

Peace, Love, and Mozzarella Cheese!


Ashley said...

Yum! I will have to find someone to make this for me! I HATE cooking and putting dishes together, but I love to bake! So weird.

Anonymous said...

Oh me too! This is one of my favourite salads. This reminds me, I must go and buy some mozzarella today...

Amy said...

yay, i'll definitely try this one out, thanks! :) x

Laura said...

ashley- If I was closer I'd totally make it for you!.. and we are opposites.. I'm not that great of a baker!
Cafe Bellini - thanks for stopping by, it's soo delicious isn't it!?
Amy - I hope you like it! over the next few weeks I hope to get more veggie dishes on here :)

Sonya Zombiee said...

Ohhh, goodness. I would looove some of this! :)
And, honestly, I've never actually had fresh mozzarella. I should work on that.

Anonymous said...

hi! i just found your blog through Green Pickles (i am a sponsor too!) and i love!! this TBM salad is making my mouth water, it is the most perfect summer dinner..youve inspired me to make it tonight !! xo


boneidle said...

LOVE the look of this salad!
I hope you don't mind but i have linked you in my newest blog post.
It's only a baby of a blog at the moment.
I hope that's okay!

Laura said...

Sonya - you MUST try fresh mozzarella!
Miss Makes a lot ... yayy! we are both sponsers! How did it come out? I am happy you were inspired!
Boneidle - I am over joyed that you featured me on your blog! :)

rachel! said...

ohh yes. good combination. i had some caprese salad in italy...good stuff!

Anonymous said...

Just to let you know, I DID buy some mozzarella yesterday after reading about it here :-)

Laura said...

Rachel - I've always wanted to go to Italy! Jealous!!
Cafe Bellini - I am so happy you went and got it! I ran out, I may have to go buy more :)

abigail said...

I can't wait until my tomatoes are ripe so I can have this salad every single day.

Cherry Red Studio said...

i love these salads! i always put italian dressing on mine though. i ate like 5 of these in 1 day!

Laura said...

Abigail - I'm growing heirloom tomatoes I can't wait until they are ripe!
Cherry Red - aren't they addicting!? I have actually used a raspberry vinaigrette on it before.. sounds weird but it was good!

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