Fresh Tomato Mozarella Salad

Fresh Tomato Mozarella Salad is always a summertime favorite for meal times or get-togethers. We welcome it even on the coldest winter day as a great meal starter and reminder of summers to come. It is clearly an anytime favorite! Art Ginsburg, Mr. Food creates the experience with garden-fresh ruby-red tomatoes teamed with chunks of mozzarella cheese and drizzled with a homemade balsamic dressing make for the freshest-tasting Italian-style starter.

In November 2012, Art Ginsburg passed away at the age of 81. Known for his easy to create, family friendly meals, enjoy this recipe from Mr. Food.

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    Serves: four
  • 4 medium ripe tomatoes, cut into large chunks
  • 1 pound fresh mozzarella cheese, cut into 1-inch chunks
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper


  • Place the tomato and mozzarella chunks in a large bowl.
  • Combine the remaining ingredients in a small bowl; mix well then pour over the tomato and cheese mixture, tossing to coat well.
  • Cover and chill for at least 2 hours before serving.


Here are a few more great basil salad ideas you might want to try. Enhance your salad with the wonderful taste of basil!

Summer Basil Pasta Salad Basil Pasta Salad with Arugula
Tomato Basil Panzanella Corn and Asparagus Salad

Basil Soup Recipes

Perhaps your guest would prefer a soup rather than an salad. Here are a few basil soup recipes that are sure to please everyone. Warm up your family and friends with these basil soup treats!

Fresh Tomato Basil Soup la Madeleine Tomato Basil Soup
Tomato Basil Bisque Basil White Bean and Tomato Soup
Low Fat Fresh Tomato and Basil Soup

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