This classic salad is even better when made at the height of tomato season -- August and September.

Everyday Food, September 2005

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Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
total:
15 mins
Servings:
4
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Arrange tomatoes, mozzarella, and basil leaves in an alternating pattern on a large serving platter. Sprinkle with salt and pepper; drizzle with oil.

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Cook's Notes

This salad is best served right away but can be kept at room temperature, loosely covered with plastic wrap, for up to 2 hours. Do not refrigerate, as this will affect the flavor and texture of the tomatoes.

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