Mozzarella and Tomato Napoleons

Mozzarella and Tomato Napoleons

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Recipe Rating: 3.56244
Serves 4
The classic combination of tomato and mozzarella is honored with this beautiful presentation. New Jersey Beefsteak tomatoes were the inspiration, but enjoy your local flavors by using any firm, full-flavored tomatoes.
Ingredients: 
  • 2 large ripe tomatoes (beefsteak variety, if available)
  • 1 large ball fresh mozzarella
  • 2 tablespoons basil pesto
  • 1 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons torn fresh basil leaves
Method: 
Stack slices of fresh tomatoes and fresh mozzarella, using a small amount of basil pesto between the layers to help hold it together.

Drizzle with balsamic vinegar and olive oil. Top each stack with a sprinkle of basil leaves.
Nutritional Info: 
Per Serving: 90 calories (50 from fat), 6g total fat, 1g saturated fat, 5mg cholesterol, 125mg sodium, 5g carbohydrates, (2 g dietary fiber, 3g sugar), 4g protein.
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