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Buffalo Mozzarella and Semi-candied Tomatoes Recipe

Buffalo Mozzarella and Semi-candied Tomatoes Recipe

Buffalo Mozzarella and Semi-candied Tomatoes Recipe

Ingredients :

    • 9 oz. (250 g) buffalo mozzarella
    • 31/2 tbsp. (52 ml) extravirgin olive oil; more for drizzling
    • 4 ripe tomatoes
    • 1/2 oz. (15 g) fresh basil, or about 30 leaves
    • sugar
    • garlic, finely sliced
    • fresh thyme
    • salt and pepper

Method :

    1. Heat the oven to 200°F (100°C). Slice the tomatoes, and arrange them on a baking sheet. Sprinkle with salt, a little sugar, the garlic, and thyme. Drizzle with olive oil and bake for about an hour.
    2. Meanwhile, bring a medium pot of water to a boil. Dip the basil in the water and then plunge into ice water. Puree the basil leaves in a blender with the 3 1/2 tbsp.
    3. (50 ml) olive oil. Slice the mozzarella and season lightly with salt and pepper.
    4. Make the stacks by layering the mozzarella and semi-candied tomato slices.
    5. Drizzle with olive oil and garnish with the basil sauce.

4 Servings
Preparation : 10 minutes
Cooking : 50 minutes