Insalata Caprese (Tomato-Mozzarella Salad)

Serves 4

COST: $2.89

Per 1 tomato

Calories: 196

Fat: 13g

Carbohydrates: 10g

Protein: 11g

Fiber: 3.5g

Sugar: 5g

Sodium: 160mg

4 large, ripe red tomatoes

16 oz. fresh mozzarella ball

8 top sprigs of fresh basil

2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil

Coarse (kosher) salt and freshly ground black pepper

Slice each tomato into 4 thick slices, discarding the polar ends. Cut mozzarella ball into 6 even slices. Shingle alternating tomato and mozzarella slices onto 4 plates, starting and ending with tomato slices.
Garnish with 2 sprigs basil each, and drizzle olive oil over all. Sprinkle with salt and a few grinds of black pepper. Serve immediately.