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       Title: Peppery Mozzarella Salad
  Categories: Appetizers, Snacks, Salads
       Yield: 4 servings
  
       6 oz Mozzarella cheese
       2 lg Beefsteak tomatoes, cut in
            -half
       1    Ripe avacado
       2    Shallots, peeled, thinly
            -sliced
     1/3 c  Olive oil
       2 tb Lemon juice
     1/2 ts Sugar
            Salt to taste
     1/2 ts Dry mustard
       2 ts Green peppercorns, crushed
     1/2 ts Dried oregano
            Crusty bread or bread sticks
  
   Thinly slice cheese and tomato and arrange on 4 small plates.
   
   Cut avacado in thin slices and arrange with cheese and tomato.
   Separate shallots in rings and scatter over salad.
   
   In a screw-tipped jar, combine olive oil, lemon juice, sugar, salt,
   peppercorns and oregano. Shake vigorously until well blended. Spoon
   over salad and let marinate 1 hour. Garnish with basil, if desired,
   and serve with warm crusty bread or bread sticks.
  
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