Simple preparation, sophisticated taste.
2 or 3 large heirloom tomatoes of assorted colors
2 fresh large mozzarella balls
1 1/2 tablespoons of balsamic vinegar
2 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil
Fresh ground black pepper
Thinly-sliced fresh basil
Whole basil tops for garnish
Slice the tomatoes with a serrated knife.
With the same knife, slice the mozzarella into similar slices.
Stack the tomatoes and cheeses, alternating tomato colors and cheese.
Spoon 1 1/2 tablespoons of balsamic vinegar and 2 tablespoons of olive oil on top of the stacks.
Season with pepper and sea salt to your taste and garnish with basil.