Tomato Slices with Fresh Basil

These tomato slices simply topped with freshly sliced basil and salt and pepper. Prepare these tomatoes about 30 minutes before serving and allow them to come to room temperature.

•2 large tomatoes
•salt and freshly ground pepper
•4 large basil leaves, chopped or rolled and sliced thinly

Slice tomatoes; arrange on a serving plate. Sprinkle with salt and pepper, then the chopped basil. Let stand for 30 minutes. Serve with vinaigrette, salad dressing, grated cheese, or serve as is.