Try this recipe for your fresh tomatoes while they are in season! Little bit of vinaigrette helps bring out the sweet and tart flavors of tomatoes. You can make this recipe with your favorite tomatoes – cherry tomatoes, heirloom tomatoes, you name it!
Recipe adapted from epicurious.com
Ingredients (Serves 6-8)
3 T. Minced shallots
3 T. Red wine vinegar
½ tsp. sugar
½ C. extra virgin olive oil
1 lb. tomatoes, cut into bite-size pieces
Salt and pepper to taste
10 fresh basil leaves, torn into ~1/2” pieces
How to Make:
- Combine shallots, vinegar, salt, and sugar in a small bowl.
- Arrange tomatoes on a large platter. Season with salt and pepper. Scatter basil on top.
- Whisk vinaigrette again. Drizzle dressing over salad.