Tomato Basil Towers

Tomato Basil Towers

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"This is a copy of an appetizer at my favorite restaurant. Its so easy to make, the presentation is impressive and it is a good alternative to green salad!"

Ingredients 15 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 440 cals

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  • Calories:
  • 440 kcal
  • 22%
  • Fat:
  • 35.9 g
  • 55%
  • Carbs:
  • 6.4g
  • 2%
  • Protein:
  • 22.4 g
  • 45%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 90 mg
  • 30%
  • Sodium:
  • 719 mg
  • 29%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Place 4 tomato slices on a serving platter or individual plates. Place 3 pieces of basil, 1 teaspoon of gorgonzola, and 1 teaspoon goat cheese on top of each slice. Repeat 3 or 4 times to create towers. Then drizzle with balsamic vinegar and oil, and top with gorgonzola.
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JDVMD
8/25/2005

Didn't bother making these as towers but instead just put on a big platter and served it that way. Beautiful presentation. Used blue cheese crumbles instead of gorgonzola. I think I did put too much cheese on this one but loved the fact that two cheeses were used. The goat cheese made the gorgonzola creamier tasting. Very simple to prepare. You will look like a gourmet chef after making this one.

hot chef
10/16/2007

I used fresh mozzarella cheese & substituted red wine vinegar in place of balsamic. Marinated 3 hrs. Very strong basil taste.

chellebelle
8/6/2007

I am not a fan of strong flavored cheese, so prefer fresh mozzarella instead for the traditional caprese salad flavors. Loved the presentation though, very impressive.