Hasselback Tomato Caprese
  • Cooking Time: 5 minutes
  • Servings: 4
  • Preparation Time: 10 minutes
  • 4 Roma tomatoes
  • 1 pre-sliced log fresh mozzarella cheese
  • 10 large basil leaves, torn in half
  • 1/2 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 pinch coarse salt and freshly ground pepper
  1. Thinly slice each tomato, being careful not to cut through the bottom.
  2. Cut each mozzarella slice in half, creating half moons.
  3. Layer a piece of basil on top of each mozzarella slice and wedge it between each tomato slice.
  4. In the meantime, bring the balsamic vinegar to a boil and cook until thick, 4 minutes.
  5. Drizzle the vinegar and oil over the tomatoes and season with a pinch of salt and pepper.
  6. Serve immediately.