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Mozzarella & Tomatoes in Basil Vinaigrette

This is the Mozzarella & Tomatoes in Basil Vinaigrette recipe.

  • Prep: 1 h 5 - 1 h 10
Yields 4 - 6 servings
mozzarella tomatoes in basil vinaigrette


  • Basil Vinaigrette
  • 1/3 cup (80 mL) white wine vinegar
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) chopped fresh basil
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) sugar
  • 1/2 tsp (2 mL) minced garlic
  • 1/4 tsp (1 mL) salt
  • 1/4 tsp (1 mL) pepper
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) olive oil
  • 1 ball (340 g) Canadian Mozzarella Cheese
  • 4 large tomatoes sliced
  • Grated Canadian Parmesan Cheese
  • Freshly ground pepper to taste
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Basil Vinaigrette

In blender container, combine vinegar, basil, sugar, garlic, salt and pepper; cover and blend until smooth. With motor running gradually pour in oil and continue blending until smoothly combined. Let stand 1 hour to blend flavours.

Thinly slice Mozzarella cheese. Arrange alternating slices of Mozzarella and tomatoes on a platter. To serve, stir dressing and pour over all. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese and pepper.


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