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From the kitchen of Dr. Matthew A. Schmidt

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

By: Dr. Matthew A. Schmidt

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Dr. Matthew Schmidt

Working as a cardiologist can be challenging, so there’s nothing better than unwinding in the kitchen and preparing something tasty.


This fresh, healthy recipe is one of my go-to game-day snacks.


It’s also something you could prepare as an appetizer when entertaining guests.




Tomato and mozzarella rounds


Tomato and Mozzarella Rounds


4 firm tomatoes

1 small package sliced fresh mozzarella cheese

1 package fresh basil

1 package fresh chives

1 red onion

2 cloves garlic

Fresh ground pepper



Mince red onion, chives and garlic. Toss with pepper to taste, then set aside. Slice tomatoes and arrange on platter. Layer each tomato with a basil leaf and a slice of mozzarella. Spoon onion mixture onto each stack. Top with fresh ground pepper.


Dr. Matthew A. Schmidt of Aurora BayCare Cardiology sees patients at Aurora BayCare Medical Center in Green Bay. For information, call 920-288-8300 or 800-236-6309 or request an appointment online.

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