This update of a classic caprese salad combines heirloom tomatoes, several types of basil, mozzarella and orange-scented olive oil. Slideshow: More Tomato Recipes 

Elliot Reynolds
August 2015

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© John Cullen

Recipe Summary

total:
25 mins
Yield:
6
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat the oven to 350°. On a large baking sheet, toss the baguette pieces with 2 tablespoons of the extra-virgin olive oil and season with salt and pepper. Bake, tossing occasionally, until crisp and golden, 10 to 12 minutes. Let cool.

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  • In a large bowl, gently toss the tomatoes with the remaining 3 tablespoons of extra-virgin olive oil. Season with salt and pepper. Arrange the tomatoes and mozzarella on a platter. Top with the croutons and drizzle with the orange oil. Garnish with the basil and serve.

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