Stem Tomato and Fresh Mozzarella Napoleon

What could be better than fresh mozzarella and tomato?

  • Servings: 6
  • Cook Time: 20 mins
  • Main Ingredient: Tomatoes

Ingredients

  • 6 whole ripe tomatoes
  • 18 slices Mozzarella cheese
  • 1 head lettuce
  • 1 cup Regina® Balsamic Vinegar
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 4 oz. roasted shallots (caramelized)
  • 1/2 tsp. ground black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp. sugar
  • salt (to taste)

Directions

For each tomato, cut a thin slice from top and bottom, discard. Cut each tomato into 3 slices. Place 1 slice of mozzarella on each slice of tomato. Stack the 3 slices of tomato/mozzarella on top of each other. Arrange Bibb lettuce on 6 plates and place stacked tomato/mozzarella on top. Drizzle with vinaigrette. To roast shallots; break out of their casing, drizzle with olive oil. Bake at 400°F in a small, covered baking dish 10-15 minutes or until soft. Makes 6 servings.

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