For a caprese salad, make sure you use the best quality ingredients you can afford. In season tomatoes, the best quality olive oil and mozzarella and fresh basil.
Servings: 4 people
Wash, core and slice the tomatoes about 1/4" thick.
Slice mozzarella about 1/4" thick. Layer tomatoes, basil and mozzarella on a plate. Drizzle each "stack" with olive oil. Season with kosher or sea salt, (coarse, not fine) and fresh cracked black pepper to taste.