CAPRESE SALAD

INGREDIENTS

1/2 pound fresh mozzarella cheese, cut in thick (1/4 to 1/3 inch) slices 
2 large ripe tomatoes cut in thick 1/3 inch slices 
8 to 10 large fresh basil leaves 
1/4 cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil 
Balsamic Vinegar
Fresh ground pepper 
Sea Salt 

INSTRUCTIONS

Arrange alternating tomato and mozzarella slices on a serving platter.  Chop the basil coarsely into thin strips. Sprinkle the basil over the tomato/mozzarella pieces. Drizzle a thin line of olive oil and balsamic vinegar over the tomato-mozzarella combination.  Add freshly ground pepper and salt to taste. 

Serves 4