Hearty Tomato and Mozzarella Salad

5 from 7 votes
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Course Dinner
Cuisine European
Servings 2 people


  • 390 g 4 tomatoes
  • 125 g 1 mozzarella
  • 90 g 1 red onion peeled
  • 4 tbsp Olive oil
  • 2 tbsp Light rice vinegar
  • 4 big pinches Coarse sea salt from the mill
  • 4 big pinches Coarse sea salt from the mill
  • 12 Piece Basil leaves
  • 2 piece Basil leaf tips
  • 2 Discs Pumpkin seed bread


  • Wash the tomatoes, remove the stem, cut in half, cut into slices and distribute on 2 deep plates. Peel and quarter the red onion, cut into slices, pull apart in strips and spread over the tomato slices. Drain the mozzarella well, cut in half, cut into slices and spread on the two plates. Drizzle the plates with olive oil (2 tablespoons each), sprinkle light rice vinegar (1 tablespoon each) over them and season with coarse sea salt from the mill (2 big pinches each) and colored pepper from the mill (2 big pinches each). Arrange the basil leaves decoratively on top and serve the hearty tomato and mozzarella salad with 1 slice of pumpkin seed bread each.
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Written by John Myers

Professional Chef with 25 years of industry experience at the highest levels. Restaurant owner. Beverage Director with experience creating world-class nationally recognized cocktail programs. Food writer with a distinctive Chef-driven voice and point of view.

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