Caprese Tower

2014-04-20
  • Yield : 2
  • Servings : 2
  • Prep Time : 10m
  • Ready In : 10m

Ingredients

  • 2 tomatoes, medium
  • 4 slices fresh mozzarella cheese
  • 4 T. prepared basil pesto
  • aged balsamic to drizzle (regular is ok but runny)
  • 6 basil leaves for garnish
  • sea salt or kosher salt

Method

Step 1

Using a mandolin, slice tomatoes between 1/8" and 1/4" thick. Choose 10 of the best slices, reserve others for another use.

Step 2

Begin the tower by layering tomato, cheese, tomato, 1T. pesto, tomato, cheese, tomato, 1 T. pesto and tomato. Repeat with second tower.

Step 3

Drizzle balsamic over top, garnish with basil leaves and grind sea salt over top. Serve.

 

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