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Tomato Basil Towers

MissyPorkChop

"This is a copy of an appetizer at my favorite restaurant. Its so easy to make, the presentation is impressive and it is a good alternative to green salad!"
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Ingredients

15 m servings 440 cals
Original recipe yields 4 servings

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  1. Place 4 tomato slices on a serving platter or individual plates. Place 3 pieces of basil, 1 teaspoon of gorgonzola, and 1 teaspoon goat cheese on top of each slice. Repeat 3 or 4 times to create towers. Then drizzle with balsamic vinegar and oil, and top with gorgonzola.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 440 calories; 35.9 g fat; 6.4 g carbohydrates; 22.4 g protein; 90 mg cholesterol; 719 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Didn't bother making these as towers but instead just put on a big platter and served it that way. Beautiful presentation. Used blue cheese crumbles instead of gorgonzola. I think I did put too ...

Most helpful critical review

I used fresh mozzarella cheese & substituted red wine vinegar in place of balsamic. Marinated 3 hrs. Very strong basil taste.

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Didn't bother making these as towers but instead just put on a big platter and served it that way. Beautiful presentation. Used blue cheese crumbles instead of gorgonzola. I think I did put too ...

I used fresh mozzarella cheese & substituted red wine vinegar in place of balsamic. Marinated 3 hrs. Very strong basil taste.

I am not a fan of strong flavored cheese, so prefer fresh mozzarella instead for the traditional caprese salad flavors. Loved the presentation though, very impressive.

This was so delicious. The only change I made was to use garlic-infused olive oil. It looked beautiful too. This is quick, easy, and elegant enough for company. Thanks so much!

LOVED IT! I subbed fresh mozzarella for the gorgonzola cheese, since I prefer a lighter cheese. Used lots of basil and balsamic, too. It was gorgeous and refreshing. I will make this again.

I love this recipe! But I used slices of fresh moz instead of gorg and goat cheese (although I will definately try those sometime...sounds heavenly!) and also use roma tomatoes as they are not v...

I made a version of this with sliced tomatoes sliced feta cheese, sliced apples bacon sprinkle Blues cheese dressin thinned out with gin or vodak.

I would leave off the goat cheese or only use a small amount

I used mozzarella instead and added sliced figs. YUM