Recipe Information

Mozzarella Alla Caprese Tower with Grilled Eggplant Slices

Serves
4

Ingredients
4 balls of fresh buffalo mozzarella or 4 balls of fresh soft mozzarella
4 fresh medium ripe tomatoes, can be red, or yellow
2 medium Italian eggplant, cut into even 1/4 inch rounds, skin on
1 bunch of fresh basil
Balsamic vinegar
Extra virgin olive oil
Salt & fresh ground black pepper

Preparation Instructions

For the eggplant, heat grill. Cut the eggplant into rounds. Cut the rounds as evenly as you can and make about 4 or 5 of them for each tower. Leave the skin on. Brush with olive oil and grill on both sides until done.

Cut thin round slices of the mozzarella cheese so that you have about 4 or five slices for each tower. Cut the tomatoes in round slices so that you have the same amount, 4 or 5 rounds as the cheese.

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