This is a great salad to pair with the shaved cucumber salad. I love the freshness of the basil and the creamy bocconcini. If you can't source bocconcini (small mozzarella cheese balls) just use a large mozzarella cheese ball. Also make sure you use freshly cracked pepper.

Yields4 Servings
Prep Time10 mins


4 vine ripened tomatos
4 bocconcinis
Handful of basil leaves
Salt & Pepper to taste
Extra virgin olive oil

General directions

  1. Slice tomatos and bocconcini.
  2. Layer tomato, basil leave and bocconcini on serving plate.
  3. Season with salt & pepper.
  4. Drizzle with olive oil.
  5. Cover with cling wrap.
  6. Leave in fridge for an hour or two so that the basil permeates through tomatoes and bocconcini.



Tomato and basil salad