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Fresh tomatoes, Mozzarella and Basil

It is late here on the West Coast and I should be studying. It is the first week of school and I am just not back in the swing of things yet. I loved my break, but being off sense March has just made that much harder to get going. So while I sit here "studying" these photos I took last week keep staring at me from my desk top just calling to be blogged about.
I love fresh tomatoes, ask anyone in my family. It is about the only plant that I willing plant and weed. This summer I was introduced to a tomato, mozzarella and basil salad and just loved it. And I have seen it pop up all over the web, so here is my very simple version.
Need:
Tomatoes, best right of the vine.
Basil
Fresh mozzarella
Olive Oil
Balsamic Vinegar


These are the first tomatoes this summer!!!

I just cut everything up and then My Mom and I each made our own bites and dipped in Olive Oil and Balsamic Vinegar. I loved this because then I was able to save what we didn't eat for later. Without having it over marinate in the dipping sauce.!!

5 comments

  1. I just tried this at a picnic this week and it was delicious!! now i will have to make some with our own tomatoes. Thanks for shaing!

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  2. Sound yummy. I never can find basil that looks that fresh.

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  3. We do a similar salad that includes sliced cucumbers as well. Joy, basil is easy to grow, and so much better when you can walk out your door and pick it!

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  4. Joy, check out Safeway, that is where I got the Basil. Though Mom has now planted some.

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