Kicked up Tomato, Basil, and Mozzarella Salad

Recipe by MizEmerilLagasse

A great twist on a great salad. Thank you for trying it. ENJOY!

Top Review by Boomette

This is a great appetizer. But I would omit the salt next time. I don't care if it's too liquid. It was too salty that way. We're not used to add salt because of DH's high blood pressure. I used yellow tomatoes from my garden. I used fresh mozzarella. Thanks MizEmerilLagasse :) Made for Newest Zaar tag game

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Cut the top off the tomatoes and spoon out the innards.
  3. Sprinkle each tomato with salt and turn upside down on a wire rack.
  4. Let sit for 20 to 25 minutes to get rid of a lot of the juices.
  5. Place two basil leaves at the bottom of each tomato then one slice of cheese, sprinkle with pepper and repeat.
  6. Place tomatoes in a square baking dish and bake for about 20-25 minutes or until the cheese has melted to the point you would like it.
  7. Serving Sugestions: Garlic bread, lasagna, beef stew, pepper steak.

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