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Caprese Stacks

Photo: Levi Brown
Prep time 10 mins
Yield Serves: 4 (serving size: 3 slices tomato, 2 slices cheese, 4 basil leaves, 2 tsp. olive dressing)

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons pitted kalamata olives, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 3 medium tomatoes, each cut into 4 1/4-inch-thick slices (reserve any extra for another use)
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 8-oz. ball fresh mozzarella, cut into 8 1/4-inch-thick slices
  • 16 fresh basil leaves

Nutrition Information

  • calories 256
  • fat 22 g
  • satfat 9 g
  • monofat 0.0 g
  • polyfat 0.0 g
  • protein 10 g
  • carbohydrate 4 g
  • fiber 1 g
  • cholesterol 46 mg
  • iron 0.0 mg
  • sodium 393 mg
  • calcium 17 mg

How to Make It

  1. In a small bowl, stir together olives and oil.

  2. Place a slice of tomato on each of 4 small plates; sprinkle lightly with salt and pepper. Top each with a slice of mozzarella, then a basil leaf. Repeat layering one more time. Top each stack with a slice of tomato and garnish with basil leaves.

  3. Drizzle olive dressing over each stack. Serve immediately.