Tomato Basil Salad with Buffalo Mozzarella

Buffalo mozzarella is richer and a little more expensive than regular mozzarella, but it is worth it when preparing this dish.

Serves: 4Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 10 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 4


  • 1 Tbsp. red wine vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • 1⁄2 tsp. kosher salt
  • 1 tsp. freshly ground black pepper
  • 1⁄2 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 large beefsteak tomatoes, sliced thinly
  • 4 oz. buffalo mozzarella, sliced thinly
  • 16 large basil leaves, shredded


  • In a small bowl, mix together the vinegar, lemon juice, salt, pepper, and oil. Set aside.
  • Build the salad on individual plates, layering the tomatoes, then the mozzarella, and finally the basil on top. Sprinkle with the dressing and serve immediately.