Black Forest Caprese Salad

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What you Need

8 oz.
Sara LeeĀ® Black Forest Ham, thick slices
3
Large tomatoes, sliced
2 balls
fresh mozzarella cheese, sliced
1/4 cup
balsamic vinegar
1/2 cup
extra virgin olive oil
16
basil leaves, roughly chopped
3/4 tsp.
salt, divided
3/4 tsp
freshly ground black pepper, divided
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How to Make It

STEP 1
Trim off thin slice from top and bottom of tomatoes ti make flat surface.
STEP 2
Slice each tomato into 4 even slices.
STEP 3
Cut each mozzarella ball into 4 even slices.
STEP 4
In a small bowl, whisk together vinegar and 1/4 tsp. of salt and pepper.
STEP 5
Slowly whisk in 1/4 cup of olive oil until vinaigrette is emulsified.
STEP 6
Season tomatoes and mozzarella with basil, salt, and pepper
STEP 7
Cut ham into triangles
STEP 8
Drizzle olive oil on middle of each of the 4 salad plates
STEP 9
On salad plates, layer tomato, ham and cheese slices.
STEP 10
Drizzle 2 Tbsp. of vinaigrette over stacks.
STEP 11
Garnish with basil.
 
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