Mozzarella with Basil
Cut mozzarella into 1/2-inch pieces. Place pieces in a medium bowl. In a small bowl combine oil, vinegar, snipped basil, and pepper. Pour over cheese; toss gently until cheese is well-coated. Cover and chill for 1 hour.Advertisement
If desired, serve with tomato, basil strips, and bread slices.
To make ahead: Prepare as above through step 1. Store, covered, in the refrigerator up to 3 days. To serve, let stand at room temperature until olive oil liquefies. If desired, serve with tomato, basil strips, and bread slices.
1 lean protein, 1/2 fat