A restaurant favorite easily done at home.
1. Combine mozzarella, olive oil, Italian seasoning, and salt in a small bowl. Season to taste with pepper and let marinate while you prepare the tomatoes.
2. Cut tomatoes vertically across tomato to create slits. Do not cut through the bottom of the tomato—it should look an accordion.
3. Place cut tomatoes on a serving platter. Insert marinated cheese slices and pieces of torn basil into each tomato slit. Drizzle the tomatoes with balsamic glaze and serve immediately.
6 oz. fresh mozzarella (preferably bocconcini), sliced into small rounds
2 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
1 tsp. Italian seasoning
1 tsp. Flaky sea salt (such as Maldon)
Freshly ground black pepper
6 plum tomatoes
6 Fresh basil leaves, torn
Balsamic glaze, for serving