*This recipe is an excerpt from Fresh from the Farm Alabama Recipes, FCS-2112.
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Mozzarella and Tomato Salad
Margaret Mazikowski, 4 Maz Farms ~ Moo Shine Dairy, Madison County
1 packet garlic and herb dry mix
Red wine vinegar
4 medium fresh tomatoes
1⁄2 pound fresh mozzarella
Mix garlic and herb mix with olive oil and red wine vinegar (a few tablespoons, to your taste). Slice or cube fresh cheese and tomatoes. Marinate tomatoes, cheese, and vinegar mix overnight in refrigerator. Bring to room temperature just before placing on serving dish or in bowl. Great to eat alone and wonderful in salads (green and pasta).
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