For an extra sprinkling of color, use multi-colored peppercorns and grind them over the salad just before serfvng.
1/2 pound fresh mozzarella cheese*
2 large red tomatoes, sliced
1 large yellow tomato, sliced
1/2 teaspoon salt
3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
Freshly ground pepper
1/2 cup shredded or chopped fresh basil
How to Make It
Remove cheese from brine, and cut into 12 slices; sprinkle tomato slices evenly with salt. Alternate tomato and cheese slices on a platter; drizzle with olive oil. Cover and chill 4 hours. Just before serving, sprinkle with freshly ground pepper and basil.
Note:*Fresh mozzarella is a soft white cheese available at gourmet grocery stores or cheese shops. Sometimes it's packed in brine, a strong solution of water and salt useed for pickling or preserving foods.