(Makes about 3 cups)


  • 1 pound plum tomatoes or large cherry tomatoes (about 24), diced
  • 1/3 cup Beyond the Olive Tuscan Blend extra virgin olive oil
  • 3/4 cup fresh basil leaves, coarsely chopped
  • 1/2 cup fresh mozzarella cheese, chopped in small cubes
  • Freshly ground black pepper, or to taste
  • 1 tsp sea salt, or to taste
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tsp fresh lemon juice, preferably squeezed from lemon


Combine the tomatoes, olive oil, basil, mozzarella cheese, garlic, lemon juice, salt and pepper. Stir together until well mixed. Serve over slices of fresh baked baguette.

Recipe adapted from Lucero Olive Oil

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