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Tomato Basil Tartare on a Bed of Mozzarella


The Gourmandize Team

Tomato Basil Tartare on a Bed of Mozzarella. Discover our recipe.

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  • 2 plum tomatoes
  • 1 buffalo mozzarella
  • 2 tbsp of olive oil
  • 2 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • fresh basil
  • SelPoivre


Servings 2
Level of difficulty Easy
Preparation time 10mins
Cost Budget Friendly


Step 1

Cut tomatoes and dice remove all the juice. Place the diced tomatoes in a bowl with oil, vinegar and basil, finely chopped. Add salt and pepper and mix. Cover the bowl and let stand 4 hours in refrigerator.

Step 2

Cut a thin slice of mozzarella and then cut it in a circle with a food plating ring.

Step 3

Keep the slice of mozzarella in the bottom of the circle, then fill with tomato tartar sauce drained.

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  • 5 Potatoes
  • 1.5 Cup shredded zucchini
  • 3/4 Cup shredded cheese
  • 3/ Cup milk
  • 1/3 Cup coriander, chopped
  • 1/3 Cup basil, chopped
  • Parmesan, to sprinkle
  • Salt and pepper, to season


  1. Chop the potatoes in half, boil until very tender and drain.
  2. In a bowl, combine the potatoes and zucchini. Add the grated cheese, milk, coriander, basil, salt and pepper, and mix thoroughly. 
  3. On a baking tray, spoon out the zucchini-potato mixture and form into balls. 
  4. Sprinkle with Parmesan and grated cheese, and bake at 350°F for 15 minutes.
  5. When golden, remove from oven... and enjoy!

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