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Grilled Insalata Caprese

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Grilling tomatoes intensifies their flavor and takes a traditional Italian starter to the next level.

  • 4Servings

Ingredients

  • 2 large red tomatoes, each cut into 4 slices
  • 2 large yellow tomatoes, each cut into 4 slices
  • 2 tsp. garlic oil, plus more for brushing tomatoes
  • 8 oz. fresh mozzarella cheese, halved, each half thinly sliced
  • 12 leaves fresh basil

Preparation

1. Brush grill grates with oil, and preheat grill to medium.

2. Brush tomato slices with garlic oil, season with salt and pepper (if desired), and place on grill. Cook 8 minutes, turning once, or until tomato slices are juicy and grill-marked.

3. Arrange tomato and mozzarella in alternating pattern on serving plate. Drizzle with 2 tsp. garlic oil, and top with basil leaves.

Nutrition Information

  • Calories: 242
  • Carbohydrate Content: 8 g
  • Cholesterol Content: 45 mg
  • Fat Content: 18 g
  • Fiber Content: 2 g
  • Protein Content: 12 g
  • Saturated Fat Content: 8 g
  • Sodium Content: 66 mg
  • Sugar Content: 3 g