Insalata Caprese

  • 2 med. cucumbers, thinly sliced
  • 1 pt. Cherry tomatoes, halved or 3-4 slicing tomatoes, thinly sliced
  • 3-4 fresh mozzarella balls, sliced ¼ inch thick
  • olive oil
  • 6-8 basil leaves
  • salt and pepper

On a plate, layer cucumbers, tomatoes and mozzarella.  Sprinkle with salt and pepper, drizzle with olive oil and top with ribbons of sliced basil.  For added tang, sprinkle lightly with balsamic vinegar.