(by Shirley McNevich)
Note: this recipe is posted in advance for 12/24/13 so we can take the week off.
6 tsp. balsamic vinegar
2 large tomatoes OR 3 medium tomatoes
4 tsp. olive oil
3-4 slices mozzarella cheese
fresh ground black pepper
Wash the tomatoes, then slice them thinly and spread them on a plate. In a bowl add the balsamic vinegar and the olive oil--stir to mix. Drizzle the vinegar mixture evenly over the tomatoes. Sprinkle fresh ground black pepper over the tomatoes. Cut the mozzarella cheese slices into bite sized pieces. Place the cheese pieces evenly over the top of the tomatoes. Let them sit for 10 minutes before serving.