Welcome to Mama's Italian Recipes Blog

So who is Mama? Mama is a full blooded Italian woman raised in Brooklyn New York surrounded with good food and Italian culture. I want to share the recipes of the old world with the new world. Known for her exceptional dishes she loves nothing more than to prepare and serve these recipes to her friends and family.

Now, we share them with you.

Monday, September 8, 2008

Tomatoes Recipe – Basil Tomato Cucumber Salad Recipe

Just in time for the garden crop!
1 1/2 cups red tomato, sliced
1 1/2 cups yellow tomato, sliced
1 cucumber or 1 cup round cucumbers, sliced
8 ounces of mozzarella cheese, sliced
3 tablespoons of olive oil
1 1/4 tablespoon of lemon juice
1/3 cup of chopped basil – fresh if available

Layer all the vegetables and cheese and then combine oil, lemon juice. Drizzle over salad and top with chopped basil. Serve room temp or chilled!