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Caprese Stacks

Health SEPTEMBER 2013

  • Yield: Serves: 4 (serving size: 3 slices tomato, 2 slices cheese, 4 basil leaves, 2 tsp. olive dressing)
  • Prep time:10 Minutes

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

Preparation

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.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 256
  • Fat: 22g
  • Saturated fat: 9g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 0.0g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.0g
  • Protein: 10g
  • Carbohydrate: 4g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Cholesterol: 46mg
  • Iron: 0.0mg
  • Sodium: 393mg
  • Calcium: 17mg
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