Fresh mozzarella and stacked heirloom tomato salad with green chilli cilantro oil and chipotle vinegar

  • Preparation Time20 mins
  • Serves4
  • DifficultyEasy
Green Chile-Cilantro Oil, recipe follows
Chipotle Vinegar, recipe follows
4 ripe heirloom tomatoes (different varieties and colors) or beefsteak tomatoes, sliced 1/4-inch thick
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
.5kg fresh buffalo mozzarella, sliced .5-cm thick
Green chilli-cilantro oil:
450ml extra-virgin olive oil
1 poblano chilli, grilled, peeled, stemmed, and coarsely chopped
56g coriander leaves
Chipotle vinegar:
225ml red wine vinegar
2 tsp chipotle pepper puree
1) Place a tomato slice on each of 4 plates. Season with salt and pepper. Top with a slice of cheese and repeat to make 3 layers, like a Napoleon with 3 tomato slices and 2 slices of cheese. Drizzle with the green chilli-cilantro oil and chipotle vinegar and serve.
For oil:
Combine all ingredients in a blender and blend for 5 minutes.
For chipotle vinegar:
Blend all ingredients in a blender until smooth.

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